Mary Cecelia Decker (1920 - 1943)

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Mary Cecelia Decker
1920 - 1943
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Cecelia Decker was born in 1920. She was born to Brady James Augustine Decker and Helena Royal Decker, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1943 in Geelong, Australia at 23 years of age.

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Mary Cecelia Decker Biography

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Mary Cecelia Decker

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Cecelia

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Mary Decker died in in Geelong, Australia

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Geelong, Australia

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Mary Cecelia Decker Family Tree

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Parents:

Brady James Augustine Decker
Geelong, Australia
Helena Royal Decker
Geelong, Australia

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Mary Cecelia Decker passed away in 1943 in Geelong, Australia at 23 years of age. She was born in 1920. She was born to Brady James Augustine Decker and Helena Royal Decker, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1920 - 1943 World Events

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In 1920, in the year that Mary Cecelia Decker was born, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1930, she was only 10 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.

In 1934, at the age of only 14 years old, Mary was alive when 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 1943, in the year of Mary Cecelia Decker's passing, 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.

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Mary F Decker
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Mary Hazel Jean Decker
1912 - 1976
Geelong, Australia

Other Deckers

Brady James Augustine Decker
Geelong, Australia
Helena Royal Decker
Geelong, Australia
Caroline Ann Sargent Decker
1869 - 1945
East Melbourne, Australia
Decker Alex Decker
East Melbourne, Australia
Caroline Sargent Decker
East Melbourne, Australia
Emily Decker
1868 - 1946
Wargul, Australia
Jones Philip Decker
Wargul, Australia
Anne Davis Decker
Wargul, Australia
Jakob Decker
1897 - 1946
Tatura, Australia
Decker Peter Decker
Tatura, Australia
Katharina Goerzen Decker
Tatura, Australia
Alexandra Decker
1867 - 1949
Adale, Australia
Caroline Sargent Decker
Adale, Australia
George Stanley Decker
1901 - 1949
Rworth, Australia
Decker Gustav Albert Decker
Rworth, Australia
Caroline Carey Decker
Rworth, Australia
Alexia Audrey Decker
1947 - 1949
Rworth, Australia

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Brady James Augustine Decker
Geelong, Australia
Helena Royal Decker
Geelong, Australia
Henry Kurzman
1871 - 1943
Geelong, Australia
Kurzman Gotleib Kurzman
Geelong, Australia
Louisa Gogoll Kurzman
Geelong, Australia
Eleanor Elliotte Harrison Young
1875 - 1943
Geelong, Australia
Tanner Lazarus Young
Geelong, Australia
Hannah Young
Geelong, Australia
Larrie Alwyn Baensch
Died: 1943
Geelong, Australia
Timothy George Fry
1910 - 1943
Inverleigh, Australia
Fry Peter Jonothan Fry
Geelong, Australia
Margaret Reddon Fry
Geelong, Australia
John Robert Kennedy
1884 - 1943
Geelong, Australia
Kennedy John Kennedy
Geelong, Australia
Anne Topen Kennedy
Geelong, Australia
Rosanna Lilac May Brett
1881 - 1943
Geelong, Australia
Sharrock Benjamin Brett
Geelong, Australia
Rebecca Irons Brett
Geelong, Australia
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