Jerry Skillom (1883 - 1972)

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Lambert, Quitman County, Mississippi

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1883 - In the year that Jerry Skillom was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

1906 - Jerry was 23 years old when Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

1935 - When he was 52 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

1951 - He was 68 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1972 - In the year of Jerry Skillom's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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Jerry Skillom passed away on December 15, 1972 at 89 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Jerry. He was born on March 22, 1883. We are unaware of information about Jerry's immediate family. We know that Jerry Skillom had been residing in Lambert, Quitman County, Mississippi.

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