Mabel Halls Lyons (1917 - 1946)

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Coburg, Australia

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Coburg, Australia

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Family

Father: Crabb James Halls Lyons
Mother: Mabel Mcintosh Lyons

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Middle name

Halls

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1917 - In the year that Mabel Halls Lyons was born, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

1926 - When she was merely 9 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1936 - When she was 19 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1942 - By the time she was 25 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

1946 - In the year of Mabel Halls Lyons's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Mabel Halls Lyons passed away in 1946 in Coburg, Australia at 29 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Mabel. She was born in 1917. She was born to Crabb James Halls Lyons and Mabel Mcintosh Lyons, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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