Nell Jackson (1912 - 1980)

Nell Jackson
1912 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Nell Jackson was born on December 22, 1912. She died in October 1980 at 67 years old. We know that Nell Jackson had been residing in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas 78217.

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Nell Jackson died in October 1980 at 67 years of age. She was born on December 22, 1912. There is no information about Nell's surviving family. We know that Nell Jackson had been residing in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas 78217.
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In 1912, in the year that Nell Jackson was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1929, Nell was 17 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1930, Nell was 18 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1976, she was 64 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1980, in the year of Nell Jackson's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Jun 24, 1925 - Jun 30, 1996
Oct 30, 1904 - Dec 9, 1989
Mar 2, 1913 - Jan 18, 1997
May 30, 1927 - February 1974
Aug 20, 1897 - July 1976
Feb 9, 1919 - Sep 24, 1998
Sep 8, 1909 - Apr 3, 2002
Mar 2, 1911 - Apr 7, 1994
Aug 16, 1972 - Sep 30, 2009
Oct 3, 1922 - December 1979
Oct 20, 1908 - December 1978
Oct 14, 1899 - Dec 21, 1993
Jul 4, 1907 - March 1992
Mar 12, 1926 - Oct 22, 1994
Apr 5, 1926 - January 1981
May 18, 1930 - Jul 17, 2004
Oct 6, 1931 - Dec 26, 1998
Mar 11, 1912 - Oct 16, 2005
Sep 30, 1907 - December 1969
Aug 16, 1898 - May 1976

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Feb 29, 1928 - Nov 25, 2004
May 15, 1918 - Oct 15, 1993
Apr 21, 1880 - May 15, 1968
Oct 3, 1891 - January 1987
Mar 27, 1930 - October 1968
Feb 16, 1925 - Nov 27, 1998
Jul 12, 1928 - December 1995
May 15, 1925 - Dec 1, 2009
Mar 31, 1908 - May 6, 1988
Sep 28, 1931 - Feb 15, 2006
Jul 8, 1881 - Oct 15, 1971
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