Mary Lapointe (1896 - 1972)

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Mary Lapointe
1896 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Lapointe was born on July 3, 1896. She died in July 1972 at age 75. We know that Mary Lapointe had been residing in Bellwood, Cook County, Illinois 60104.

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Mary Lapointe died in July 1972 at 75 years of age. She was born on July 3, 1896. We are unaware of information about Mary's immediate family. We know that Mary Lapointe had been residing in Bellwood, Cook County, Illinois 60104.
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In 1896, in the year that Mary Lapointe was born, in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

In 1908, when she was only 12 years old, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1946, by the time she was 50 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1964, at the age of 68 years old, Mary 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 1972, in the year of Mary Lapointe's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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May 29, 1923 - July 1983
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Robert Lapointe
Nov 26, 1922 - June 1978
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Aug 18, 1928 - November 1971
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Dec 22, 1937 - Apr 3, 2008
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Esther T Lapointe
Jun 24, 1916 - Oct 24, 1998
Tinley Park, IL
Marcelline E Lapointe
Oct 2, 1923 - Jan 12, 2001
Saint Petersburg, FL
Eugene Lapointe
Jun 24, 1897 - Jun 5, 1977
Emily C Lapointe
Aug 24, 1924 - Jun 18, 2001
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Apr 23, 1907 - Dec 6, 1990
Lois M Lapointe
Jan 13, 1936 - Jul 12, 1999
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Devon J Lapointe
Jan 29, 1987 - Mar 1, 2003
Mary A Lapointe
Feb 20, 1908 - June 1994
Chicago, IL
Josephine Lapointe
Dec 3, 1898 - October 1981
Round Lake, Illinois
Helene C Lapointe
Apr 3, 1921 - Apr 22, 2005
Orinda, CA
Arthur J Lapointe
Jan 31, 1927 - Oct 30, 1992
Chicago, IL
Germaine Lapointe
Aug 24, 1915 - Aug 15, 1999
Daytona Beach, FL
Ronald Lapointe
Oct 4, 1938 - July 1984
Pauline Lapointe
Nov 20, 1904 - March 1980
Rockford, Illinois
Eugene R Lapointe
May 29, 1927 - Sep 8, 2003
Boca Raton, FL
Julia E Lapointe
Jan 5, 1913 - April 1990
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