Pauline Turner (1905 - 1995)

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Pauline Turner
1905 - 1995
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June 8, 1905
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July 20, 1995
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Brighton, Washington County, Iowa 52540
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Pauline Turner was born on June 8, 1905. She died on July 20, 1995 at age 90. We know that Pauline Turner had been residing in Brighton, Washington County, Iowa 52540.
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Pauline Turner died on July 20, 1995 at age 90. She was born on June 8, 1905. We are unaware of information about Pauline's immediate family. We know that Pauline Turner had been residing in Brighton, Washington County, Iowa 52540.

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In 1905, in the year that Pauline Turner 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 1926, Pauline was 21 years old 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 1947, when she was 42 years old, 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.

In 1984, she was 79 years old when on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

In 1995, in the year of Pauline Turner's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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