Jeanne Merriem Saxhaug (1922 - 2011)

Jeanne Merriem Saxhaug
1922 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Jeanne Merriem Saxhaug was born on April 18, 1922. She died on June 22, 2011 at 89 years old. We know that Jeanne Merriem Saxhaug had been residing in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Minnesota 57106.


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Jeanne Merriem Saxhaug died on June 22, 2011 at 89 years old. She was born on April 18, 1922. There is no information about Jeanne's immediate family. We know that Jeanne Merriem Saxhaug had been residing in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Minnesota 57106.
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In 1922, in the year that Jeanne Merriem Saxhaug was born, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1941, when she was 19 years old, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1960, at the age of 38 years old, Jeanne was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1983, she was 61 years old when "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

In 1996, she was 74 years old when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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