Norma Lee Martin (1925 - 2000)

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Norma Lee (Garoutte) Martin
1925 - 2000
August 25, 1925
Hurley, Missouri USA
December 3, 2000
Other Names
(Garoutte), Eaton
Norma Lee Martin was born on August 25, 1925 in Hurley, Missouri USA. She was born into the Garoutte family and married into the Martin family. She died on December 3, 2000 at 75 years of age. We know that Norma Lee Martin had been residing in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85051.
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Norma Lee Martin
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Norma Lee (Garoutte) Martin
Full name
(Garoutte), Eaton
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Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85051
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Norma Martin was born on in Hurley, Missouri USA
Norma Martin died on
Norma Martin was born on in Hurley, Missouri USA
Norma Martin died on
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery Section 3 Site 36 West Mccabe Road, in Santa Nella, California 95322
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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: CMSGT
Wars/Conflicts: Korea, Vietnam

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Norma Lee Martin died on December 3, 2000 at age 75. She was buried in San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery Section 3 Site 36, Santa Nella, California. She was born on August 25, 1925 in Hurley, Missouri USA. We are unaware of information about Norma's family or relationships. We know that Norma Lee Martin had been residing in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85051.

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In 1925, in the year that Norma Lee Martin 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 1949, by the time she was 24 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1966, Norma was 41 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1971, when she was 46 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1994, at the age of 69 years old, Norma was alive when 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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