Louis Dent (1901 - 1977)

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Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi

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Pamealla P. Dent

Pamealla P. Dent

Col. Frederick Fayette Fred Dent

Col. Frederick Fayette Fred Dent

Clara Frances Dent, Mississippi, 1939

Clara Frances Dent, Mississippi, 1939

Ray Dent, Titanic Steward

Ray Dent, Titanic Steward

Con Morgan & Jeanette Dent Wedding

Con Morgan & Jeanette Dent Wedding

Minnie Belle Dent

Minnie Belle Dent

Rick Dent

Rick Dent

Deputy Sheriff Pat Dent, Boone County West Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Pat Dent, Boone County West Virginia

Pat Dent

Pat Dent

Neal Dent and Reva "Dent" Hobbs

Neal Dent and Reva "Dent" Hobbs

George Washington Dent

George Washington Dent

George Washington Dent

George Washington Dent

George Washington Dent and Betty Jeane "Nutter" Dent

George Washington Dent and Betty Jeane "Nutter" Dent

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Betty Jean Dent Pamealla P. Dent Col. Frederick Fayette Fred Dent Clara Frances Dent, Mississippi, 1939

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1901 - In the year that Louis Dent was born, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

1933 - At the age of 32 years old, Louis was alive when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

1937 - At the age of 36 years old, Louis was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1963 - He was 62 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

1977 - In the year of Louis Dent'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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Louis Dent passed away in November 1977 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Louis. He was born on February 23, 1901. We have no information about Louis's surviving family. We know that Louis Dent had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi.

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