Nell Cobbs (1925 - 1994)

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Nell Cobbs
1925 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Nell Cobbs was born on May 13, 1925. She died on December 15, 1994 at age 69. We know that Nell Cobbs had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44128.


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Nell Cobbs died on December 15, 1994 at 69 years old. She was born on May 13, 1925. We are unaware of information about Nell's immediate family. We know that Nell Cobbs had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44128.
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1925 - 1994 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Nell Cobbs was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1942, she was 17 years old when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1956, Nell was 31 years old when 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 1988, at the age of 63 years old, Nell was alive when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1994, in the year of Nell Cobbs's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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May 17, 1924 - Jun 24, 2010
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Ansalem Cobbs
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Jul 2, 1950 - Mar 25, 2009
Columbus, Ohio
Gertrude P Cobbs
Apr 2, 1910 - Sep 12, 1997
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Ronald Cobbs
February 1941 - August 1973
Armentha Cobbs
Sep 6, 1922 - Sep 13, 1988
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Laverne Cobbs
Sep 24, 1925 - Dec 30, 2009
Cleveland, Ohio
Walter J Cobbs
Mar 9, 1926 - Dec 18, 1994
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Loria M Cobbs
Mar 7, 1918 - Feb 14, 2004
Toledo, OH
Irven Cobbs
Feb 25, 1887 - August 1979
Damascus, Ohio
Everett Ralph Cobbs
Sep 19, 1922 - Jan 11, 2008
Lakeland, FL
Albert Cobbs
Jan 22, 1895 - August 1979
Beloit, Ohio
Emma M Cobbs
Sep 16, 1899 - April 1993
Beloit, OH
Fonda Lee Cobbs
Feb 1, 1931 - Dec 6, 2007
Sebring, Ohio
Lawrence Cobbs
May 28, 1903 - February 1978
Columbus, Ohio
James Cobbs
Dec 3, 1927 - January 1968
Harold Cobbs
Jan 22, 1930 - Nov 6, 2009
Indianapolis, IN
Jerry Cobbs
Jan 14, 1946 - Jun 8, 2011
Gary, IN
Frederick L Cobbs
May 5, 1980 - Aug 2, 2004
Neva M Cobbs
Jul 28, 1909 - Jun 29, 2003
Indianapolis, IN

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