Mary J Fritz (1920 - 2005)

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Mary J Fritz
1920 - 2005
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March 15, 1920
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February 27, 2005
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Fraser, Macomb County, Michigan 48026
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Mary J Fritz was born on March 15, 1920. She died on February 27, 2005 at 84 years of age. We know that Mary J Fritz had been residing in Fraser, Macomb County, Michigan 48026.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Fraser, Macomb County, Michigan 48026
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Great Lakes National Cemetery Section 6 Site 99 4200 Belford Road, in Holly, Michigan 48442
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TEC5
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Mary J Fritz passed away on February 27, 2005 at 84 years of age. She was buried in Great Lakes National Cemetery Section 6 Site 99, Holly, Michigan. She was born on March 15, 1920. There is no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary J Fritz had been residing in Fraser, Macomb County, Michigan 48026.

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In 1920, in the year that Mary J Fritz was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1955, Mary was 35 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1967, at the age of 47 years old, Mary was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1972, by the time she was 52 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1983, at the age of 63 years old, Mary was alive when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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