Madelyn Osborne (1902 - 1987)

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Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida

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1902 - In the year that Madelyn Osborne was born, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

1928 - At the age of 26 years old, Madelyn was alive when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

1935 - She was 33 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

1979 - When she was 77 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

1987 - In the year of Madelyn Osborne's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Madelyn Osborne died in September 1987 at 84 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Madelyn. She was born on September 4, 1902. There is no information about Madelyn's family. We know that Madelyn Osborne had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.

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