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Mabel S Alama (1894 - 1975)

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Mabel S Alama
1894 - 1975
Born
September 16, 1894
Death
January 15, 1975
Last Known Residence
San Diego, San Diego County, California 92117
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Mabel S Alama of San Diego, San Diego County, California was born on September 16, 1894, and died at age 80 years old on January 15, 1975.
Updated: November 11, 2011
Biography ID: 85524063

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September 16, 1894
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January 15, 1975
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Mabel Alama passed away at age 80 years old on January 15, 1975. Mabel S Alama of San Diego, San Diego County, California was born on September 16, 1894.

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Mabel S Alama lived 9 years longer than the average Alama family member when she died at the age of 80.
The average age of an Alama family member is 71.
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1894 - 1975 World Events

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In 1894, in the year that Mabel S Alama was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1918, Mabel was 24 years old when federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1920, she was 26 years old when 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.

In 1963, she was 69 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.

In 1975, in the year of Mabel S Alama's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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