Percy Dennis (1903 - 1968)

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Grace Truman (Dennis) Gibson

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Jim Dennis

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Sandy Dennis and Phil Silvers

Sandy Dennis and Phil Silvers

Sandy Dennis, Robert Altman, and Cher

Sandy Dennis, Robert Altman, and Cher

Sandy Dennis, Time Magazine

Sandy Dennis, Time Magazine

Sandy Dennis

Sandy Dennis

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Sandy Dennis

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Sandy Dennis

Sandy Dennis

Sandy Dennis

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Sandy Dennis and Ian Holm

Sandy Dennis and Ian Holm

Sandy Dennis, Carol Burnett, and Rita Moreno

Sandy Dennis, Carol Burnett, and Rita Moreno

Sandy Dennis

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1903 - In the year that Percy Dennis was born, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

1933 - By the time he was 30 years old, 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.

1945 - When he was 42 years old, in October, automobile production in the United States for private consumers was allowed to resume. It took a while for car makers to get those new cars to buyers - they had to once again change their manufacturing plants, this time from war production to peacetime.

1951 - When he was 48 years old, 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.

1968 - In the year of Percy Dennis's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Percy Dennis died in June 1968 at 65 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Percy. He was born on February 26, 1903. We have no information about Percy's family or relationships.

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