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Miriam P Rhodes (1919 - 1995)

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Miriam P Rhodes
1919 - 1995
Born
January 11, 1919
Death
January 12, 1995
Last Known Residence
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee 37404
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Miriam P Rhodes of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee was born on January 11, 1919, and died at age 76 years old on January 12, 1995.
Updated: October 4, 2011
Biography ID: 12174171

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Miriam Rhodes passed away at age 76 years old on January 12, 1995. Miriam P Rhodes of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee was born on January 11, 1919.

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Miriam P Rhodes lived 5 years longer than the average Rhodes family member when she died at the age of 76.
The average age of a Rhodes family member is 71.
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1919 - 1995 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Miriam P Rhodes was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1948, she was 29 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1956, when she was 37 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1974, Miriam was 55 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1995, in the year of Miriam P Rhodes's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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