Margaret Decker (1921 - 1998)

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Margaret Decker
1921 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Decker was born on February 20, 1921. She died on September 26, 1998 at 77 years of age. We know that Margaret Decker had been residing in Dickinson, Stark County, North Dakota.

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Margaret Decker died on September 26, 1998 at 77 years of age. She was born on February 20, 1921. We are unaware of information about Margaret's immediate family. We know that Margaret Decker had been residing in Dickinson, Stark County, North Dakota.
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In 1921, in the year that Margaret Decker was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1934, Margaret was merely 13 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1946, she was 25 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1965, when she was 44 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1998, in the year of Margaret Decker's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Bernadette F Decker
Apr 10, 1955 - Nov 16, 1999
Dickinson, ND
Beulah Decker
Nov 20, 1901 - August 1986
Clayton, Washington
John G Decker
Feb 9, 1908 - Jan 23, 1992
Sioux Falls, SD
Ted Decker
Dec 16, 1901 - Sep 18, 1995
Sioux Falls, SD
Lester Decker
Jun 13, 1898 - November 1975
Warren, Oregon
Ernest Decker
Jun 16, 1916 - May 25, 2005
Ridgecrest, CA
Vera Elizabeth Decker
Sep 24, 1916 - Jun 11, 2009
Rapid City, South Dakota
Jack Decker
Mar 25, 1908 - January 1985
Riverside, Illinois
Raymond Decker
Oct 22, 1911 - February 1983
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Evelyn Decker
Dec 21, 1926 - May 27, 2003
Huron, SD
Robert Decker
May 24, 1887 - June 1983
Zephyrhills, Florida
William Decker
Dec 6, 1899 - January 1981
Woodland Hills, California
James Decker
Sep 16, 1897 - June 1970
Washington
Lyle K Decker
Nov 17, 1916 - Aug 6, 1992
Spanaway, WA
Ernestine Decker
Jul 16, 1911 - December 1984
Freeman, South Dakota
Eli Decker
Sep 29, 1908 - January 1983
Huron, South Dakota
Rosemary Decker
Sep 30, 1920 - Mar 11, 2009
Lake Isabella, California
Rose G Decker
Jun 23, 1922 - Jul 12, 1991
Mary Decker
Aug 17, 1909 - Jul 27, 2008
Huron, South Dakota
Ann D Decker
Nov 14, 1901 - February 1996
Huron, SD

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Rose Steier
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Martha Schumaier
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Hjordis Johnson
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Amy Klee
Feb 19, 1909 - Oct 28, 1998
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Toledo, IA
Stanley Walter Schauer
Dec 26, 1951 - Aug 24, 2010
Devils Lake, Kansas
Elizabeth D Klabunde
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Doris Maebelle Surrell
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Linda Peterson
Sep 24, 1952 - Nov 5, 1993
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Evelyn Popelka
Mar 1, 1913 - Apr 28, 2004
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Blanche Johnson
Oct 21, 1903 - March 1983
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