Mary Elizabeth Brooks (1900 - 1980)

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Bena, Australia

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Bena, Australia

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Family

Father: Herbert Brooks
Mother: Annette Brooks

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Middle name

Elizabeth

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1900 - In the year that Mary Elizabeth Brooks was born, the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

1912 - By the time she was just 12 years old, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

1941 - Mary was 41 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1953 - At the age of 53 years old, Mary was alive when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

1980 - In the year of Mary Elizabeth Brooks's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Mary Elizabeth Brooks passed away in 1980 in Bena, Australia at 80 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Mary. She was born in 1900. She was born to Herbert Brooks and Annette Brooks, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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