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Meneva Peterson (1923 - 2002)

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Meneva Peterson
1923 - 2002
Born
June 23, 1923
Death
May 14, 2002
Last Known Residence
Camden, Camden County, New Jersey 08103
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Meneva Peterson of Camden, Camden County, New Jersey was born on June 23, 1923, and died at age 78 years old on May 14, 2002.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 19268509

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Camden, Camden County, New Jersey 08103
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Meneva Peterson passed away at age 78 years old on May 14, 2002. Meneva Peterson of Camden, Camden County, New Jersey was born on June 23, 1923.

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Meneva Peterson lived 4 years longer than the average Peterson family member when they died at the age of 78.
The average age of a Peterson family member is 74.
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1923 - 2002 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Meneva Peterson was born, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1945, Meneva was 22 years old when on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

In 1969, by the time this person was 46 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1978, by the time this person was 55 years old, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1998, at the age of 75 years old, Meneva was alive when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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