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Mennita A Peterson (1921 - 2007)

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Mennita A Peterson
1921 - 2007
Born
June 1, 1921
Death
May 15, 2007
Last Known Residence
West, McLennan County, Texas 76691
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Mennita A Peterson of West, McLennan County, Texas was born on June 1, 1921, and died at age 85 years old on May 15, 2007.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Biography ID: 69766984

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West, McLennan County, Texas 76691
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Mennita Peterson passed away at age 85 years old on May 15, 2007. Mennita A Peterson of West, McLennan County, Texas was born on June 1, 1921.

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Mennita A Peterson lived 11 years longer than the average Peterson family member when they died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Peterson family member is 74.
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In 1921, in the year that Mennita A Peterson was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1954, at the age of 33 years old, Mennita was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1966, this person was 45 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1975, Mennita was 54 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1989, at the age of 68 years old, Mennita was alive when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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