Marietta Birdsong (1919 - 1966)

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Marietta Birdsong
1919 - 1966
March 25, 1919
March 15, 1966
Marietta Birdsong was born on March 25, 1919, and died at age 46 years old on March 15, 1966. Marietta Birdsong was buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery Section X Site 1093 1300 Sneath Lane, in San Bruno, California. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Marietta Birdsong.
Updated: August 24, 2013

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Golden Gate National Cemetery Section X Site 1093 1300 Sneath Lane, in San Bruno, California 94066
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Marietta Birdsong passed away at age 46 years old on March 15, 1966, and was buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery Section X Site 1093 1300 Sneath Lane, in San Bruno, California. Marietta Birdsong was born on March 25, 1919.

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Marietta Birdsong lived 25 years shorter than the average Birdsong family member when she died at the age of 46.
The average age of a Birdsong family member is 71.

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1919 - 1966 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Marietta Birdsong was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1924, by the time she was only 5 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1939, at the age of 20 years old, Marietta was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1948, at the age of 29 years old, Marietta was alive 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 1966, in the year of Marietta Birdsong's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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