Palmer Arnold (1915 - 1984)

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Venjensia Towne

Venjensia Towne

Gail P Arnold

Gail P Arnold

Sudie Virgil (Arnold) Nichols

Sudie Virgil (Arnold) Nichols

Spencer Lee Arnold

Spencer Lee Arnold

Sudie Virgil Nichols

Sudie Virgil Nichols

Sudie Virgil Nichols

Sudie Virgil Nichols

Wedding of Sudie & Birgie Nichols

Wedding of Sudie & Birgie Nichols

Dennis Vernon  Arnold Gravesite

Dennis Vernon Arnold Gravesite

Dennis Vernon Arnold

Dennis Vernon Arnold

Dennis Vernon Arnold

Dennis Vernon Arnold

Maria and Dennis Vernon Arnold

Maria and Dennis Vernon Arnold

Highland Academy,Tennessee 1947

Highland Academy,Tennessee 1947

Helen L Campbell

Helen L Campbell

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Dorothy & Luther Sellers Venjensia Towne Gail P Arnold Sudie Virgil (Arnold) Nichols

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1915 - In the year that Palmer Arnold was born, Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

1933 - By the time he was 18 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

1947 - Palmer was 32 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1951 - He was 36 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1984 - In the year of Palmer Arnold's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Palmer Arnold died in January 1984 at age 68. There is no known cause of death. He was born on November 7, 1915. We have no information about Palmer's family or relationships. We know that Palmer Arnold had been residing in Florida.

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