Margaret Elaine (Rhoades) Kennedy (born 1947)

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Margaret Elaine (Rhoades) Kennedy
1947 - living
June 24, 1947
Gonzales, Texas United States 78629
Other Names
Layne Monkey By Family , Layne
Last Known Residence
Gonzales, Texas United States 78629
Margaret Elaine (Rhoades) Kennedy was born on June 24, 1947 in Gonzales, Texas United States. Her maiden name is Rhoades and she married into the Kennedy family. She is the child of William Edgar Rhoades and Joyce Josephine Irle.
Updated: March 8, 2022
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Margaret Elaine (Rhoades) Kennedy
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Margaret Elaine (Rhoades) Kennedy
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Layne Monkey By Family , Layne
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Gonzales, Texas United States 78629
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Elaine Kennedy commented on Nov 17, 2021
Margaret Elaine ( Layne ) Rhoades Keenedy is still Alive


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In 1947, in the year that Margaret Elaine (Rhoades) Kennedy was born, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1952, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1965, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1977, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1995, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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