Marian Moody (1917 - 1976)

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Laura Ann Moody

Laura Ann Moody

Helen Mildred (Moody) Clark

Helen Mildred (Moody) Clark

Helen Mildred (Moody) Clark

Helen Mildred (Moody) Clark

Anita Teubner Hackett-Moody

Anita Teubner Hackett-Moody

Evelyn Moody Holmes

Evelyn Moody Holmes

Harclerode Family, Texas 1965

Harclerode Family, Texas 1965

Gayle Moody

Gayle Moody

Grills

Grills

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Thomas Wilbur Moody

Thomas Wilbur Moody

Sarah Catherine (Moody) McElroy

Sarah Catherine (Moody) McElroy

Sally Ann (Glaze) Moody

Sally Ann (Glaze) Moody

Mary Lucy (Moody) Weimer

Mary Lucy (Moody) Weimer

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John Franklin Moody Laura Ann Moody Helen Mildred (Moody) Clark Helen Mildred (Moody) Clark

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1917 - In the year that Marian Moody was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

1930 - She was only 13 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

1951 - Marian was 34 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1964 - At the age of 47 years old, Marian was alive when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

1976 - In the year of Marian Moody's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Marian Moody passed away in November 1976 at 59 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Marian. She was born on May 20, 1917. There is no information about Marian's family.

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