Josephine A Trettel (1909 - 2008)

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Josephine A Trettel
1909 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Josephine A Trettel was born on April 7, 1909. She died on February 5, 2008 at 98 years old. We know that Josephine A Trettel had been residing in Beaver Meadows, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.


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Josephine A Trettel passed away on February 5, 2008 at 98 years of age. She was born on April 7, 1909. We have no information about Josephine's family or relationships. We know that Josephine A Trettel had been residing in Beaver Meadows, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1909, in the year that Josephine A Trettel was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1925, when she was 16 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1942, she was 33 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1952, she was 43 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1995, at the age of 86 years old, Josephine was alive when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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