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Marilyn Jean (Craig) Roberson (1923 - 1997)

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Marilyn Jean (Craig) Roberson
1923 - 1997
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November 4, 1923
Canton, Ohio United States
Death
April 13, 1997
Home 1051 Wales Rd, in Massillon, Ohio United States 44646
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Marilyn Jean (Craig) Roberson was born on November 4, 1923 in Canton, Ohio United States. Her maiden name is Craig and she married into the Roberson family. According to her family tree, she married Alfred C Roberson on June 22, 1946 at Saint Johns Catholic Church, Canton, Ohio United States. They were married until Alfred's death in 1997 in Massillon, Ohio United States. She died on April 13, 1997 at Home, Massillon, Ohio United States at 73 years of age.
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Marilyn was born on November 4, 1923 in Canton to Dwight and Evelyn Craig. She graduated from St. John’s High School in 1941. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. A devoted Catholic and mother of 11 children; 20 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. A kind, loving, friendly woman with a wry sense of humor.
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Married: June 22, 1946 - May 13, 1997
Cause of Separation: Alfred's Death
Married at: Saint Johns Catholic Church Canton, Stark County, Ohio United States
Ended: Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, 44646 United States
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Marilyn Jean (Craig) Roberson passed away on April 13, 1997 at Home, Massillon, Ohio United States at 73 years old. She was born on November 4, 1923 in Canton, Ohio United States. According to her family tree, she married Alfred C Roberson on June 22, 1946 at Saint Johns Catholic Church, Canton, Ohio United States. They were married until Alfred's death in 1997 in Massillon, Ohio United States.
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In 1923, in the year that Marilyn Jean (Craig) Roberson was born, the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1943, by the time she was 20 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1979, she was 56 years old when 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.

In 1981, at the age of 58 years old, Marilyn was alive when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1997, in the year of Marilyn Jean (Craig) Roberson's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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