Kathleen Dexter (1921 - 1983)

Kathleen Dexter
1921 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Kathleen Dexter was born on April 25, 1921. She died in January 1983 at 61 years old. We know that Kathleen Dexter had been residing in Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida 33430.


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Kathleen Dexter passed away in January 1983 at 61 years of age. She was born on April 25, 1921. We have no information about Kathleen's immediate family. We know that Kathleen Dexter had been residing in Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida 33430.
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In 1921, in the year that Kathleen Dexter was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1940, she was 19 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1952, Kathleen was 31 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1972, she was 51 years old when 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.

In 1983, in the year of Kathleen Dexter's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Jun 19, 1890 - October 1973
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Nov 27, 1962 - Jan 7, 1987
Aug 27, 1881 - Feb 15, 1969
Jun 14, 1948 - Jul 5, 2002
Aug 24, 1921 - September 1987
Dec 9, 1901 - March 1982
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