Mary Decker (1906 - 1987)

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Mary Decker
1906 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Decker was born on October 26, 1906. She died in February 1987 at 80 years of age. We know that Mary Decker had been residing in Staten Island, Richmond County, New York.


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Mary Decker passed away in February 1987 at 80 years old. She was born on October 26, 1906. We have no information about Mary's immediate family. We know that Mary Decker had been residing in Staten Island, Richmond County, New York.
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In 1906, in the year that Mary Decker was born, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1914, by the time she was just 8 years old, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1928, when she was 22 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1956, Mary was 50 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1987, in the year of Mary Decker's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Mary Cecelia Decker
1920 - 1943
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Mary Enwright Sargent Decker
1872 - 1902
Malvern, Australia
Mary Eva Decker
Died: 1886
Hton, Australia
Mary Ann Jane Decker
1858 - 1859
Mary I Decker
Nov 17, 1921 - Nov 27, 2001
Mary Nancy Decker
Oct 17, 1922 - Feb 17, 2009
Mary Louise Decker
Dec 2, 1921 - Apr 15, 2006
Mary Louise Decker
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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Blanche Decker
Dec 3, 1902 - June 1973
Buffalo, NY
Virginia A Decker
Apr 20, 1919 - Sep 4, 2007
Bath, NY
John M Decker
Feb 27, 1899 - Nov 17, 1991
Voorhees, NJ
Geraldine v Decker
Aug 6, 1924 - Mar 20, 2002
Fort Lauderdale, FL
James A Decker
Mar 13, 1920 - Jun 20, 2011
Port Jervis, NY
Irene W Decker
Dec 21, 1923 - Oct 24, 1995
Suffern, NY
Mary Decker
Mar 3, 1888 - November 1975
Bloomingburg, NY
Joseph Decker
Feb 9, 1903 - August 1985
Newton, NJ
Ralph Decker
Feb 27, 1900 - September 1984
Middletown, NY
Genieve A Decker
Mar 21, 1910 - August 1992
Westtown, NY
Arthur Decker
Jan 12, 1903 - May 1965
New York
Martha Decker
Jul 28, 1899 - Oct 10, 1987
Valley Stream, NY
Mary C Decker
Jul 3, 1912 - Sep 12, 1992
Sarasota, FL
Robert Decker
Nov 2, 1927 - December 1983
Long Beach, CA
Margaret Decker
Jun 3, 1911 - Oct 31, 2003
Ridgefield Park, NJ
Phyllis Decker
Mar 21, 1915 - January 1986
Los Altos, CA
Robert E Decker
Apr 13, 1935 - Feb 24, 2003
Newburgh, NY
R C Decker
Sep 11, 1935 - March 1992
Lucy Decker
Apr 2, 1909 - June 1983
Walden, NY
Edna B Decker
Mar 7, 1929 - May 14, 2000
Warwick, NY

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Virginia Beach, VA
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Staten Island, NY
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