Mary Ollie Coleman (1924 - 2011)

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Mary Ollie Coleman
1924 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Ollie Coleman was born on December 14, 1924. She died on June 5, 2011 at 86 years old. We know that Mary Ollie Coleman had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77016.


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Houston National Cemetery Section G2 Site 429, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Houston, Texas 77038



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Houston, Harris County, Texas 77016


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

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Mary Ollie Coleman died on June 5, 2011 at 86 years old. She was buried in Houston National Cemetery Section G2 Site 429, Houston, Texas. She was born on December 14, 1924. We are unaware of information about Mary's family or relationships.
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1924 - 2011 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Mary Ollie Coleman was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1930, at the age of merely 6 years old, Mary was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1947, at the age of 23 years old, Mary was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1980, Mary was 56 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

In 1992, Mary was 68 years old when in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Mary P Coleman
Born: around 1913
Texas, United States
Mary N Coleman
Born: around 1916
Kentucky, United States
Mary E Coleman
Born: around 1904
South Carolina, United States
Mary M Coleman
Born: around 1921
Maryland, United States
Mary C Coleman
Born: around 1905
Virginia, United States
Mary L Coleman
Born: around 1920
Virginia, United States
Mary C Coleman
Born: around 1921
Pennsylvania, United States
Mary T Coleman
Born: around 1919
New Jersey, United States
Mary Bridget Coleman
Died: 1919
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Mtel, Australia
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1903 - 1984
Mtel, Australia
Mary Lorraine Coleman
Leon, Australia
Mary Teresa Coleman
Nfit, Australia
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Tall, Australia
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Suns, Australia
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Ballarat, Australia
Mary Jane Holden Coleman
Dandenong, Australia
Mary Annie Coleman
Bays, Australia
Mary May Coleman
Nov 17, 1901 - October 1976
Washington, District of Columbia

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Necia Lorene Coleman
Jan 13, 1927 - Oct 14, 2008
Broaddus, Texas
Maggie Lee Coleman
Feb 10, 1923 - Feb 13, 2010
Oxnard, California
Claude v Coleman
May 18, 1927 - Jan 24, 2004
Corpus Christi, TX
Lillian W Coleman
Jun 15, 1913 - Apr 22, 2003
Taft, TX
Mary E Coleman
Jun 3, 1927 - Jul 6, 2000
Corpus Christi, TX
Louis W Coleman
Nov 22, 1928 - Jan 24, 1995
Sandia, TX
Mary K Coleman
Oct 17, 1927 - August 1993
Rockport, TX
Richard Q Coleman
Dec 22, 1929 - Jun 26, 2005
Houston, TX
Gertrude Coleman
Feb 2, 1918 - Nov 28, 2007
Galveston, TX
Helen Coleman
Aug 10, 1928 - Jul 24, 2010
Sweeny, TX
Rena S Coleman
Nov 24, 1880 - Oct 15, 1965
James O Coleman
Nov 3, 1929 - Jun 15, 2009
San Angelo, TX
Ollie R Coleman
Mar 20, 1924 - October 1995
Texas City, TX
Lillie Coleman
Nov 20, 1907 - July 1980
Round Rock, Texas
Mildred R Coleman
Jun 10, 1928 - Dec 27, 2002
Tyler, TX
Earnest Coleman
Apr 9, 1901 - February 1988
Houston, Texas
Richard Coleman
Apr 27, 1929 - December 1984
William S Coleman
Mar 23, 1927 - Apr 12, 2005
Huntsville, AR
Anna M Coleman
Feb 16, 1930 - Jun 13, 1995
Chandler, TX
Simuel Coleman
Dec 28, 1956 - Feb 13, 2008
Navasota, Texas

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