Leona Jacobs (1912 - 1997)

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Leona Jacobs
1912 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Leona Jacobs was born on March 21, 1912. She died on June 13, 1997 at age 85. We know that Leona Jacobs had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98404.

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Leona Jacobs passed away on June 13, 1997 at age 85. She was born on March 21, 1912. We are unaware of information about Leona's immediate family. We know that Leona Jacobs had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98404.
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1912 - 1997 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that Leona Jacobs was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1930, Leona was 18 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1954, when she was 42 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1962, Leona was 50 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1997, in the year of Leona Jacobs's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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Jan 25, 1901 - August 1972
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William Jacobs
Apr 30, 1891 - March 1983
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Howard G Jacobs
Sep 17, 1911 - May 23, 1988
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Marjorie H Jacobs
Jan 1, 1924 - May 7, 2011
Seattle, WA
Arthur R Jacobs
Jan 19, 1926 - Nov 17, 2000
Ocean Shores, WA
Arthur A Jacobs
Nov 21, 1919 - Sep 1, 2002
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Daniel Jacobs
Jul 21, 1923 - June 1980
John Jacobs
Jan 21, 1924 - September 1965
Aleta Emily Jacobs
Sep 25, 1923 - Jun 2, 2007
Meadow Vista, California
Leo Jacobs
Apr 6, 1923 - February 1975
Fenton Jacobs
Dec 30, 1924 - January 1976
Glen B Jacobs
Feb 27, 1912 - Dec 1, 1999
Arlington, WA
Maxine E Jacobs
Sep 8, 1922 - Sep 21, 2009
Everett, WA
Victor Jacobs
Dec 7, 1901 - July 1975
Moxee, Washington
Clar W Jacobs
Feb 13, 1922 - Mar 9, 2000
Prescott, WA
Raymond Eugene Jacobs
Apr 9, 1924 - May 3, 2009
Oregon
Edna M Jacobs
Dec 15, 1920 - Jun 22, 2008
La Center, WA
Helen M Jacobs
Feb 21, 1905 - Jun 19, 1995

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