Lula Funkhouser (1892 - 1986)

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Lula Funkhouser
1892 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Lula Funkhouser was born on May 12, 1892. She died in October 1986 at 94 years of age. We know that Lula Funkhouser had been residing in Flora, Clay County, Illinois 62839.


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Lula Funkhouser died in October 1986 at age 94. She was born on May 12, 1892. We are unaware of information about Lula's immediate family. We know that Lula Funkhouser had been residing in Flora, Clay County, Illinois 62839.
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1892 - 1986 World Events

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In 1892, in the year that Lula Funkhouser was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1918, when she was 26 years old, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

In 1924, when she was 32 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1967, Lula was 75 years old when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1986, in the year of Lula Funkhouser's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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