Katie Dotson (1889 - 1968)

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Katie Dotson
1889 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Katie Dotson was born on June 24, 1889. She died in June 1968 at 78 years of age. We know that Katie Dotson had been residing in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi 39180.


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Katie Dotson passed away in June 1968 at 78 years old. She was born on June 24, 1889. There is no information about Katie's family or relationships. We know that Katie Dotson had been residing in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi 39180.
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In 1889, in the year that Katie Dotson was born, on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and Führer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1917, by the time she was 28 years old, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1920, at the age of 31 years old, Katie was alive when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1942, at the age of 53 years old, Katie was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1968, in the year of Katie Dotson's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Aug 26, 1917 - Dec 18, 2006
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Barbara Dotson
Apr 26, 1933 - January 1976
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Jul 4, 1938 - Aug 24, 2006
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Joe Lee Dotson
Feb 14, 1933 - Dec 2, 2008
Milwaukee, WI
Robert L Dotson
Jan 29, 1934 - Dec 5, 1993
Washington, AR
Clint Dotson
Jan 14, 1894 - August 1971
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Arie L Dotson
Jun 23, 1936 - Jul 27, 2011
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Frank Dotson
Apr 15, 1932 - Jan 6, 1996
Goodman, MS
Willie Dotson
Aug 15, 1904 - June 1970
Isola, Mississippi
Eddie Dotson
Oct 24, 1896 - October 1975
San Pablo, California
M Dotson
Aug 11, 1934 - August 1988
Otis L Dotson
Dec 18, 1929 - Nov 4, 1997
Robbins, IL
Lunzo Dotson
Apr 10, 1938 - Oct 9, 2008
Durant, MS
James Andy Dotson
Aug 27, 1938 - Jun 15, 2010
Chicago, IL
Erma Dotson
Apr 26, 1935 - October 1986
James W Dotson
Oct 26, 1940 - Mar 8, 2005
Carthage, MS
Mary Dotson
Oct 3, 1896 - June 1977
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Mary E Dotson
May 5, 1939 - Jul 1, 1994
Utica, MS
Mary L Dotson
Jan 5, 1928 - Dec 2, 2000
Milwaukee, WI
Dorothy Dotson
Mar 16, 1914 - Apr 2, 2000
Chicago, IL

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Billy D Green
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Mar 29, 1939 - Feb 2, 2005
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