Martha Summers (1934 - 1982)

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Martha Summers
1934 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Martha Summers was born on February 22, 1934. She died in July 1982 at 48 years old. We know that Martha Summers had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46239.


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Martha Summers passed away in July 1982 at age 48. She was born on February 22, 1934. We are unaware of information about Martha's immediate family. We know that Martha Summers had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46239.
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In 1934, in the year that Martha Summers was born, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1951, by the time she was 17 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1960, when she was 26 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1976, at the age of 42 years old, Martha was alive when 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."

In 1982, in the year of Martha Summers's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Oct 31, 1964 - May 17, 1998
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Dec 8, 1981 - Aug 15, 1999
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Aug 24, 1878 - August 1962
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Aug 29, 1881 - February 1966
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Mary J Summers
Jan 29, 1916 - Dec 9, 1988
Frank Summers
Apr 13, 1912 - April 1978
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Maynard S Summers
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Harry Robert Summers
Dec 19, 1916 - Jun 2, 2009
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Harry S Summers
Jun 27, 1896 - Jul 18, 1988
Carl Summers
Apr 5, 1905 - September 1982
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Perry Summers
May 27, 1894 - December 1968
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Katherine Summers
Jan 27, 1908 - July 1974
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Alvin J Summers
Apr 23, 1918 - Nov 7, 1990
Clara Summers
Apr 7, 1883 - June 1969
Bloomingdale, Indiana
Eleanor Summers
May 21, 1916 - December 1981
Indio, California
Paul R Summers
Oct 12, 1904 - Oct 21, 1994
Holiday, FL

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