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Mildred Hill Nelson (1914 - 2000)

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Mildred Hill Nelson
1914 - 2000
Born
November 3, 1914
Death
April 4, 2000
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White Plains, Westchester County, New York 10607
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Mildred Hill Nelson was born on November 3, 1914. She died on April 4, 2000 at 85 years old. We know that Mildred Hill Nelson had been residing in White Plains, Westchester County, New York 10607.
Updated: September 9, 2019
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Mildred Hill Nelson died on April 4, 2000 at age 85. she was buried in Long Island National Cemetery Section 3B Site 3437, Farmingdale, New York. She was born on November 3, 1914. There is no information about Mildred's family. We know that Mildred Hill Nelson had been residing in White Plains, Westchester County, New York 10607.
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In 1914, in the year that Mildred Hill Nelson was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1926, at the age of merely 12 years old, Mildred was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1940, at the age of 26 years old, Mildred was alive when on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1974, Mildred was 60 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1996, at the age of 82 years old, Mildred was alive when on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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