Mabel Dees (1887 - 1973)

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Mabel Dees
1887 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Mabel Dees was born on September 30, 1887. She died in April 1973 at 85 years of age. We know that Mabel Dees had been residing in Farmington, Saint Francois County, Missouri.


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Mabel Dees died in April 1973 at age 85. She was born on September 30, 1887. There is no information about Mabel's surviving family. We know that Mabel Dees had been residing in Farmington, Saint Francois County, Missouri.
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In 1887, in the year that Mabel Dees was born, on January 20th, the US Senate gave the US Navy the right to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Pearl Harbor is on the island of Oahu, a part of the Hawaiian Islands. The Navy was given direction to maintain "a coaling and repair station" at the harbor.

In 1924, Mabel was 37 years old when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1937, she was 50 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1940, she was 53 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1973, in the year of Mabel Dees's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Jun 6, 1910 - November 1982
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Sep 24, 1919 - Apr 18, 2010
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Mildred M Dees
Sep 21, 1899 - Jul 25, 1989
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Oct 11, 1916 - Apr 24, 1999
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Oct 26, 1925 - December 1984
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Robert H Dees
Aug 17, 1932 - Jan 29, 2004
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Jul 15, 1939 - April 1986
Ella J Dees
Aug 24, 1907 - Feb 26, 1994
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William Dees
Jul 11, 1902 - July 1982
Charley R Dees
Apr 21, 1898 - May 3, 1988
Wamego, KS
Willard H Dees
Sep 23, 1917 - May 4, 1996
Marshfield, MO
Pauline Dees
Oct 19, 1926 - December 1985
Judith A Dees
Jun 29, 1953 - Oct 9, 2008
Ernest B Dees
Jan 12, 1914 - Dec 5, 1995
Piedmont, MO
Anna M Dees
Mar 3, 1906 - Feb 26, 2003
Hillsboro, MO

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