Melinda Woods (1895 - 1983)

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Melinda Woods
1895 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Melinda Woods was born on May 17, 1895. She died in March 1983 at age 87. We know that Melinda Woods had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90025.

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Melinda Woods died in March 1983 at age 87. She was born on May 17, 1895. There is no information about Melinda's family or relationships. We know that Melinda Woods had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90025.
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1895 - 1983 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Melinda Woods was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1915, when she was 20 years old, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1949, she was 54 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1964, she was 69 years old 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 1983, in the year of Melinda Woods's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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Other Melinda Woodses

Melinda B. (Smith) Woods
Born: around 1973
TX
Melinda G. (Ogle) Woods
Born: around 1964
TX
Melinda A. (Byrd) Woods
Born: around 1958
TX
Melinda J. (Owens) Woods
Born: around 1962
TX
Melinda K. (Baucham) Woods
Born: around 1953
TX
Melinda R. (Wadzeck) Woods
Born: around 1945
TX
Melinda K. (Cook) Woods
Born: around 1959
TX
Melinda L. (Smith) Woods
Born: around 1954
TX
Melinda K. (Greebon) Woods
Born: around 1952
TX

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Josephine Woods
Sep 13, 1903 - September 1972
Palm Springs, California
Arlene E Woods
Jun 10, 1904 - May 23, 1995
Mount Baldy, CA
Latrice Woods
Sep 14, 1912 - Jan 26, 2001
Los Altos, CA
Tony Romon Woods
Oct 7, 1964 - Oct 21, 2009
California
Delbert Woods
Mar 17, 1948 - Feb 4, 2007
Wetumka, OK
R Woods
Nov 14, 1944 - May 16, 2009
Albert Woods
Jul 15, 1892 - November 1967
San Francisco, California
John Stanford Woods
Apr 22, 1952 - Jun 9, 2009
Stevensville, Montana
Timothy B Woods
May 2, 1951 - Apr 6, 1997
Linda J Woods
Aug 3, 1953 - Mar 2, 1999
Sylvia C Woods
Nov 23, 1941 - Jun 7, 2004
Oakland, CA
Robert L Woods
Sep 28, 1953 - August 1989
Long Beach, CA
Hazel Woods
Jul 26, 1890 - October 1964
California
Mabel Woods
Sep 18, 1899 - April 1971
Menlo Park, California
Cassandra Lee Woods
Aug 5, 1957 - Apr 23, 2008
California
Joseph Woods
Sep 24, 1885 - October 1974
San Jose, California
Elvera J Woods
Apr 18, 1911 - Nov 19, 2004
Guerneville, CA
Abb Woods
Jul 23, 1907 - April 1968
Grace Woods
Jul 11, 1885 - January 1963
Washington
Martha Woods
Jul 29, 1883 - July 1965
Martinez, California

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