Mary Hazel Jean Decker (1912 - 1976)

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Mary Hazel Jean Decker
1912 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Hazel Jean Decker was born in 1912. She was born to Bolton Mark Decker and Mary Cecily Blake Decker, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1976 in Geelong, Australia at age 64.

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Hazel Jean

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Mary Hazel Jean Decker

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Bolton Mark Decker
Geelong, Australia
Mary Cecily Blake Decker
Geelong, Australia

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Mary Hazel Jean Decker passed away in 1976 in Geelong, Australia at 64 years of age. She was born in 1912. She was born to Bolton Mark Decker and Mary Cecily Blake Decker, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1912 - 1976 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that Mary Hazel Jean Decker was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1930, at the age of 18 years old, Mary was alive 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 1940, she was 28 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1955, she was 43 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1976, in the year of Mary Hazel Jean Decker's passing, 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."

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Mary F Decker
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California, United States
Mary Cecily Blake Decker
Geelong, Australia

Other Deckers

Bolton Mark Decker
Geelong, Australia
Mary Cecily Blake Decker
Geelong, Australia
Rae Louise Decker
1932 - 1978
Melbourne, Australia
Thomas Howard Decker
Melbourne, Australia
Emma Louisa Ferris Decker
Melbourne, Australia
Florence Victori Decker
1897 - 1978
Cheltenham, Australia
Fritzlaff Carl Decker
Cheltenham, Australia
Florence Emmel Kelly Decker
Cheltenham, Australia
Llewellyn Henry Decker
1900 - 1978
Glen, Australia
Frederick Decker
Glen, Australia
Ellen Morley Decker
Glen, Australia
Kenneth John Decker
1959 - 1979
Prahran, Australia
John Jacob E Decker
Prahran, Australia
Elaine Joy Harvey Decker
Prahran, Australia
Henry Malcolm Decker
1914 - 1980
Heidelberg, Australia
Henry Arthur Decker
Heidelberg, Australia
Elsie Estelle (Malcolm) Decker
Heidelberg, Australia
Bradley Alexander Decker
1921 - 1981
Cheltenham, Australia
Alexander Fr Decker
Cheltenham, Australia
V Florence Decker
Cheltenham, Australia

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Bolton Mark Decker
Geelong, Australia
Mary Cecily Blake Decker
Geelong, Australia
Hubert Alexander Block
1903 - 1976
Natimuk, Australia
Hans Johannes William Block
Natimuk, Australia
Margaret Money Block
Natimuk, Australia
Simon Babitsch
1916 - 1976
Geelong, Australia
Alexander Babitsch
Geelong, Australia
Karlene Tarkarova Babitsch
Geelong, Australia
Lily Veronica Yurisich
1904 - 1976
Ment, Australia
Blake Frederic Yurisich
Ment, Australia
May Carland Yurisich
Ment, Australia
Jack Neilson Martin
1914 - 1976
Ment, Australia
John Gregory Martin
Ment, Australia
Amy Frances Thomson
1908 - 1976
Sandhurst, Australia
Roberts George Thomson
Sandhurst, Australia
Amy Glue Thomson
Sandhurst, Australia
Blanche Alice Lachanudis
1917 - 1976
Caulfield, Australia
Davis Robert B Lachanudis
Caulfield, Australia
Alice Jane Irkill Lachanudis
Caulfield, Australia
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