Mary I Decker (1921 - 2001)

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Mary I Decker
1921 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Mary I Decker was born on November 17, 1921. She died on November 27, 2001 at age 80.

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Mary I Decker

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Bay Pines National Cemetery Section L Site 181, P.o. Box 477, in Bay Pines, Florida 33744

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Mary I Decker died on November 27, 2001 at 80 years old. She was buried in Bay Pines National Cemetery Section L Site 181, Bay Pines, Florida. She was born on November 17, 1921. There is no information about Mary's surviving family.
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1921 - 2001 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Mary I Decker was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1933, Mary was just 12 years old when the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1949, at the age of 28 years old, Mary was alive when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1982, when she was 61 years old, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

In 1992, at the age of 71 years old, Mary was alive when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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Mary Enwright Sargent Decker
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Malvern, Australia
Mary Eva Decker
Died: 1886
Hton, Australia
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