Olive Mitchell (1915 - 1985)

Olive Mitchell
1915 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Olive Mitchell was born on January 13, 1915. She died in July 1985 at age 70. We know that Olive Mitchell had been residing in Amarillo, Randall County, Texas 79110.
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Olive Mitchell passed away in July 1985 at 70 years old. She was born on January 13, 1915. We have no information about Olive's immediate family. We know that Olive Mitchell had been residing in Amarillo, Randall County, Texas 79110.
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In 1915, in the year that Olive Mitchell was born, 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, at the age of merely 11 years old, Olive was alive when 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 1933, Olive was 18 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1952, at the age of 37 years old, Olive was alive when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1985, in the year of Olive Mitchell's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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1912 - 1958
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Apr 13, 1928 - July 1990
Nov 5, 1932 - Dec 13, 1999
Feb 15, 1907 - Dec 3, 1995
Jun 18, 1902 - Feb 18, 1997
Nov 20, 1911 - Feb 8, 2005
May 9, 1929 - Mar 31, 2011
Sep 29, 1926 - Sep 27, 2001
Jun 19, 1931 - October 1970
Feb 13, 1928 - Jan 27, 2010
Oct 27, 1927 - Jun 18, 1998
Nov 25, 1917 - Sep 25, 2009
Feb 20, 1928 - Mar 24, 2005
Dec 23, 1934 - Aug 5, 1981
Sep 3, 1926 - Aug 1, 2000
Sep 21, 1905 - March 1970
Nov 16, 1929 - May 1, 1997
Mar 23, 1931 - Mar 21, 2011
Jul 27, 1930 - Sep 23, 2009
Jul 26, 1930 - Jan 30, 2008
Oct 15, 1934 - Apr 20, 2010

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Dec 19, 1927 - Sep 5, 2007
Nov 24, 1929 - Mar 22, 2005
Dec 19, 1928 - Sep 23, 2005
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