Nellie Booth (1902 - 1989)

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Golden Gate National Cemetery
Section Q Site 3530,
1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, Ca

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War I

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Stephen G. Booth family

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Laura J.Booth

Laura J.Booth

Matthew Booth

Matthew Booth

Stephen G & Mathew Booth

Stephen G & Mathew Booth

Stephen & Laura Booth

Stephen & Laura Booth

Martin Booth

Martin Booth

Ailsa Georgina Booth-Jones, 1915

Ailsa Georgina Booth-Jones, 1915

Anaconda High School Seniors

Anaconda High School Seniors

Shirley Booth

Shirley Booth

George Booth

George Booth

Barbara Booth

Barbara Booth

Joseph and Lillian

Joseph and Lillian

Edward Money, William Dildine, Harold Booth

Edward Money, William Dildine, Harold Booth

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JOSEPH EARNEST BOOTH & NELLIE ROSE MAWYER BOOTH Stephen G. Booth family Laura J.Booth Matthew Booth

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1902 - In the year that Nellie Booth was born, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

1907 - By the time she was just 5 years old, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

1910 - At the age of only 8 years old, Nellie was alive when the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

1960 - By the time she was 58 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1989 - In the year of Nellie Booth's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Nellie Booth died on November 11, 1989 at age 87. No cause of death has been entered for Nellie. She was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery Section Q Site 3530, San Bruno, Ca. She was born on May 30, 1902. We are unaware of information about Nellie's family or relationships.

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