Nina Kesner (1905 - 1982)

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Nina (parker) Kesner/simmons
1905 - 1982
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September 19, 1905
Death
June 1982
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Hinton, Summers County, West Virginia 25951
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Nina Kesner was born on September 19, 1905. She was born into the parker family and married into the Kesner/simmons family. She died in June 1982 at age 76. We know that Nina Kesner had been residing in Hinton, Summers County, West Virginia 25951.
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Nina Kesner passed away in June 1982 at 76 years of age. She was born on September 19, 1905. We have no information about Nina's family or relationships. We know that Nina Kesner had been residing in Hinton, Summers County, West Virginia 25951.

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In 1905, in the year that Nina Kesner was born, acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1915, she was just 10 years old when the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1926, by the time she was 21 years old, 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 1963, she was 58 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1982, in the year of Nina Kesner's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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