Mary Jo Chipman (1922 - 1997)

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Mary Jo Chipman
1922 - 1997
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July 4, 1922
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May 5, 1997
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Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina 27203
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Mary Jo Chipman was born on July 4, 1922. Mary Jo died on May 5, 1997 at 74 years old. We know that Mary Jo Chipman had been residing in Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina 27203.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Mary Jo Chipman died on May 5, 1997 at 74 years old. Mary Jo was born on July 4, 1922. We have no information about Mary Jo's surviving family. We know that Mary Jo Chipman had been residing in Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina 27203.

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In 1922, in the year that Mary Jo Chipman was born, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1964, at the age of 42 years old, Mary Jo was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1973, at the age of 51 years old, Mary Jo was alive when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1984, by the time this person was 62 years old, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1997, in the year of Mary Jo Chipman's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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