Pearl F Edmiston (1916 - 1999)

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Pearl F Edmiston
1916 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Pearl F Edmiston was born on January 8, 1916. She died on December 21, 1999 at 83 years old. We know that Pearl F Edmiston had been residing in Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 17543.

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Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 17-B Site 200, Rr2, Box 484 - Indiantown Gap Road, in Annville, Pennsylvania 17003

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Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 17543

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Pearl F Edmiston died on December 21, 1999 at age 83. She was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 17-B Site 200, Annville, Pennsylvania. She was born on January 8, 1916. We are unaware of information about Pearl's surviving family. We know that Pearl F Edmiston had been residing in Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 17543.
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1916 - 1999 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Pearl F Edmiston was born, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1948, Pearl was 32 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1971, Pearl was 55 years old when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1984, when she was 68 years old, 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".

In 1991, by the time she was 75 years old, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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