Lois Beck (1914 - 1977)

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Kodak, Sevier County, Tennessee

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Ludwig Beck

Ludwig Beck

Zsuzanna Beck

Zsuzanna Beck

Marguerite Mandich

Marguerite Mandich

Peter and Mary Beck

Peter and Mary Beck

Nicholas Mandich

Nicholas Mandich

Melissa Ann Beck

Melissa Ann Beck

Sarah Harriet Gortney-Beck

Sarah Harriet Gortney-Beck

Chassady L. (Beck) Stewart

Chassady L. (Beck) Stewart

Susannah Beck Crist

Susannah Beck Crist

Caleb Beck and Anna Mol

Caleb Beck and Anna Mol

Kathryn M Beck gravesite

Kathryn M Beck gravesite

Homer C. Beck gravesite

Homer C. Beck gravesite

Kathryn & Homer Beck gravesite

Kathryn & Homer Beck gravesite

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Ada Amelia Beck Ludwig Beck Zsuzanna Beck Marguerite Mandich

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1914 - In the year that Lois Beck was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

1920 - When she was only 6 years old, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

1953 - Lois was 39 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

1958 - At the age of 44 years old, Lois was alive when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

1977 - In the year of Lois Beck's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Lois Beck passed away in November 1977 at 63 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on March 14, 1914. We have no information about Lois's family or relationships. We know that Lois Beck had been residing in Kodak, Sevier County, Tennessee.

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