Phyllis Dempsey (1920 - 1966)

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Phyllis Dempsey
1920 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Phyllis Dempsey was born on March 26, 1920. She died in November 1966 at 46 years of age.


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Phyllis Dempsey died in November 1966 at age 46. She was born on March 26, 1920. We have no information about Phyllis's immediate family.
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In 1920, in the year that Phyllis Dempsey was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1931, when she was merely 11 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1948, she was 28 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1952, at the age of 32 years old, Phyllis was alive when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1966, in the year of Phyllis Dempsey's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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Oct 22, 1940 - Mar 2, 2010
Inman, South Carolina

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May 31, 1930 - Oct 28, 1985
Moline, IL
Marylou Dempsey
Sep 20, 1935 - Aug 4, 1998
Harvey, IL
Kenneth C Dempsey
Jun 6, 1934 - Aug 1, 2003
Harvey, IL
William C Dempsey
Sep 29, 1937 - Aug 28, 2009
Park Ridge, IL
Ronald G Dempsey
Jan 18, 1942 - Sep 12, 2002
Helen Dempsey
Apr 10, 1912 - April 1974
Lompoc, California
John Dempsey
Oct 5, 1911 - April 1981
Alexandria, Virginia
Joseph Dempsey
Mar 6, 1905 - June 1972
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Daisy Dempsey
Jan 30, 1907 - June 1982
Stanton, California
Genevieve Dempsey
Jul 29, 1909 - August 1973
Morton Grove, Illinois
Clarence Dempsey
May 9, 1892 - April 1966
Miami, Florida
Harold C Dempsey
Mar 16, 1916 - Nov 3, 1994
Chicago, IL
Catherine G Dempsey
May 4, 1901 - Apr 17, 1991
Hugh T Dempsey
May 9, 1928 - May 6, 1985
Jeremiah W Dempsey
Dec 1, 1929 - Dec 15, 2004
Burbank, IL
Marie L Dempsey
Jul 18, 1930 - Dec 5, 2007
Bolingbrook, IL
Zelma M Dempsey
May 29, 1917 - Dec 30, 1998
Lawton, OK
Alice B Dempsey
May 27, 1907 - Aug 22, 2005
Los Angeles, CA
Agnes Dempsey
Dec 6, 1902 - May 1976
Tinley Park, Illinois
Barbara J Dempsey
Nov 15, 1936 - Jul 7, 2000
Calumet City, IL

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