Mary Decker (1885 - 1973)

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Mary Decker
1885 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Decker was born on January 1, 1885. She died in July 1973 at 88 years of age. We know that Mary Decker had been residing in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York.


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Mary Decker died in July 1973 at age 88. She was born on January 1, 1885. There is no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Decker had been residing in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York.
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In 1885, in the year that Mary Decker was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1903, Mary was 18 years old when the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1918, she was 33 years old when federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1960, at the age of 75 years old, Mary was alive when 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 1973, in the year of Mary Decker's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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1872 - 1902
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1858 - 1859
Mary I Decker
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Oct 17, 1922 - Feb 17, 2009
Mary Louise Decker
Dec 2, 1921 - Apr 15, 2006
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Jul 9, 1914 - Apr 13, 2004
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Dec 20, 1903 - Apr 9, 1990
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Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 16, 1968

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Wendy Decker
Feb 7, 1955 - February 1977
Kevin Decker
Jun 28, 1955 - October 1983
Gertrude H Decker
Aug 14, 1918 - Jun 14, 2004
Plattsburgh, NY
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Jan 28, 1965 - Dec 11, 2010
Windham, NY
Roscoe Decker
Jul 21, 1915 - Apr 18, 2001
Staten Island, NY
William Decker
Jan 9, 1901 - Jan 23, 1990
Martha Decker
Dec 16, 1906 - March 1987
Milwaukee, WI
Eugene Decker
Apr 28, 1886 - June 1964
New Jersey
Dorothy Decker
May 7, 1905 - February 1993
Stony Point, NY
Briant L Decker
Feb 8, 1902 - May 27, 1991
Monroe, CT
Irene M Decker
Mar 23, 1908 - May 28, 1990
New York, NY
George E Decker
Dec 24, 1906 - Nov 23, 1999
Toms River, NJ
Mary E Decker
Jul 14, 1913 - May 7, 1994
Miami, FL
Fanny Decker
Jul 30, 1909 - January 1989
Los Angeles, CA
Fred M Decker
Jan 29, 1914 - Jul 23, 2006
Hyattsville, MD
Mary M Decker
Sep 5, 1921 - Oct 24, 1990
Sydney Decker
Apr 25, 1921 - November 1970
William J Decker
Dec 24, 1921 - Oct 12, 2004
Staten Island, NY
Frances M Decker
Mar 4, 1911 - Jan 29, 2001
Mount Pleasant, TX
Ruth v Decker
Feb 19, 1914 - Apr 14, 2008
Natchez, MS

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