Martha M Sheppard (1917 - 1991)

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Houston National Cemetery
Section E Site 53,
10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, Tx

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Houston, Harris County, Texas

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1917 - In the year that Martha M Sheppard was born, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

1958 - At the age of 41 years old, Martha was alive when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

1964 - By the time she was 47 years old, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

1989 - At the age of 72 years old, Martha was alive when on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

1991 - In the year of Martha M Sheppard's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Martha M Sheppard passed away on December 4, 1991 at age 74. No cause of death has been listed. She was buried in Houston National Cemetery Section E Site 53, Houston, Tx. She was born on October 5, 1917. We are unaware of information about Martha's surviving family.

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