Myrtle Hawkins (1911 - 1983)

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Myrtle Hawkins
1911 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtle Hawkins was born on February 5, 1911. She died in May 1983 at age 72. We know that Myrtle Hawkins had been residing in North Powder, Union County, Oregon 97867.


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Myrtle Hawkins died in May 1983 at 72 years old. She was born on February 5, 1911. We have no information about Myrtle's family or relationships. We know that Myrtle Hawkins had been residing in North Powder, Union County, Oregon 97867.
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In 1911, in the year that Myrtle Hawkins was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1926, at the age of only 15 years old, Myrtle 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 1947, Myrtle was 36 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1973, at the age of 62 years old, Myrtle was alive when in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1983, in the year of Myrtle Hawkins's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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1886 - 1973
Kew, Australia
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Preston, Australia
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1895 - 1968
Heidelberg, Australia
Myrtle Lily Jane Hawkins
Fitzroy, Australia
Myrtle Jean Hawkins
1896 - 1960
Melbourne, Australia
Myrtle Hawkins
Died: 1904
Melbourne East, Australia
Myrtle Monyer Hawkins
Jun 13, 1921 - Mar 30, 1966
Myrtle E Hawkins
Jul 16, 1912 - Aug 18, 1998
Myrtle (Sparks) Hawkins
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Born: around 1951
Myrtle Hawkins
Sep 5, 1903 - December 1979
Washington, District of Columbia
Myrtle Hawkins
May 16, 1890 - March 1975
Long Beach, California
Myrtle Hawkins
May 29, 1920 - Feb 4, 1999
Salt Lake City, UT
Myrtle H Hawkins
Aug 24, 1882 - Feb 15, 1967
Menlo Park, CA
Myrtle Hawkins
Jul 30, 1917 - Jan 28, 1998
Fairfield, PA
Myrtle Hawkins
Jan 16, 1911 - Dec 8, 1994
Los Angeles, CA
Myrtle A Hawkins
Nov 2, 1913 - Sep 23, 1994
Springdale, AR
Myrtle F Hawkins
Sep 30, 1900 - Oct 13, 1989
Myrtle E Hawkins
May 18, 1918 - December 1995
Fresno, CA
Myrtle Hawkins
Sep 19, 1895 - April 1967
Tacoma, Washington

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May 2, 1910 - September 1963
Roy John Hawkins
Jul 29, 1917 - Mar 6, 2007
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Adrian J Hawkins
Dec 30, 1911 - Oct 15, 1997
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Irene D Hawkins
Jul 18, 1922 - September 1998
Yakima, WA
Patricia Hawkins
Jan 13, 1914 - January 1986
Snohomish, Washington
George K Hawkins
Nov 15, 1923 - Mar 22, 1993
Tacoma, WA
Geraldine R Hawkins
Jun 18, 1923 - Jan 12, 2001
Tacoma, WA
Ethel Hawkins
Apr 29, 1924 - Jul 18, 2001
Olympia, WA
Thomas Hawkins
Sep 29, 1914 - February 1978
Donald Hawkins
Mar 17, 1889 - August 1980
Ritzville, Washington
Clare F Hawkins
May 4, 1926 - Jun 16, 2000
Henderson, NV
Mamie Hawkins
Jun 27, 1892 - December 1982
White Salmon, Washington
Ethel Hawkins
Nov 19, 1904 - January 1979
Watsonville, California
Bernice G Hawkins
Jul 9, 1927 - Dec 29, 2004
Beaverton, OR
Lydia Hawkins
Aug 3, 1890 - July 1972
Vancouver, Washington
Edna Hawkins
Mar 26, 1898 - July 1979
Olympia, Washington
Robert Hawkins
Feb 23, 1900 - June 1978
Winlock, Washington
Jack A Hawkins
Feb 22, 1929 - Nov 8, 1997
Auburn, WA
Gertrude I Hawkins
Jul 10, 1926 - Aug 15, 1993
Pasco, WA
Nathaniel B Hawkins
May 17, 1888 - Mar 26, 1958

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