Madeline Oconnor (1914 - 1980)

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Madeline Oconnor
1914 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Madeline Oconnor was born on December 11, 1914. She died in September 1980 at 65 years old. We know that Madeline Oconnor had been residing in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07304.


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Madeline Oconnor died in September 1980 at 65 years old. She was born on December 11, 1914. There is no information about Madeline's family. We know that Madeline Oconnor had been residing in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07304.
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In 1914, in the year that Madeline Oconnor was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1920, Madeline was only 6 years old when on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1948, Madeline was 34 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1964, at the age of 50 years old, Madeline was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1980, in the year of Madeline Oconnor's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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May 21, 1918 - Oct 21, 2003
Everett, PA
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Aug 10, 1920 - January 1992
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Johnstown, PA
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Mar 27, 1909 - December 1987
McKees Rocks, PA
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Joseph M Oconnor
Jun 28, 1930 - Aug 17, 2000
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