Queen Elizabeth Watkins (1925 - 2010)

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Queen Elizabeth Watkins
1925 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Queen Elizabeth Watkins was born on May 5, 1925. She died on December 13, 2010 at age 85. We know that Queen Elizabeth Watkins had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77088.

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Queen Elizabeth Watkins Biography

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Queen Elizabeth Watkins

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Middle name

Elizabeth

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Gender

Female

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Death

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Burial / Funeral

Houston National Cemetery Section R1 Site 375, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Houston, Texas 77038

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Last Known Residence

Houston, Harris County, Texas 77088

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

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Queen Elizabeth Watkins passed away on December 13, 2010 at 85 years old. She was buried in Houston National Cemetery Section R1 Site 375, Houston, Texas. She was born on May 5, 1925. There is no information about Queen's immediate family.
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1925 - 2010 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Queen Elizabeth Watkins was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1933, at the age of only 8 years old, Queen was alive when 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.

In 1941, Queen was 16 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1954, when she was 29 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1977, by the time she was 52 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Other Queen Watkinses

Queen (Joiner) Watkins
Born: around 1925
TX
Queen E. (Ward) Watkins
Born: around 1964
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Other Watkinses

Imogene Watkins
Dec 21, 1932 - Jan 13, 2011
Palestine, Texas
Paul E Watkins
Apr 11, 1939 - Oct 17, 2001
Lindale, TX
Harold David Watkins
Jun 25, 1937 - Jan 31, 2009
Austin, Texas
Emmett W Watkins
Feb 13, 1935 - Jan 19, 2002
Mount Vernon, TX
Harvey R Watkins
Jul 29, 1938 - Apr 22, 2003
Springerville, AZ
Jimmy H Watkins
Jul 29, 1936 - Sep 16, 2006
Saratoga, WY
Bertha Watkins
Nov 18, 1894 - May 1979
Waco, Texas
James L Watkins
Apr 15, 1914 - Jul 2, 1990
Abilene, TX
Stella Watkins
Feb 25, 1936 - January 1983
Clovis, California
Dolores R Watkins
Dec 13, 1934 - May 9, 2002
Marlow, OK
Woodrow C Watkins
Aug 19, 1978 - Jan 17, 2000
James Watkins
Feb 12, 1922 - May 1987
Canton, Texas
Howard Watkins
Mar 25, 1944 - January 1972
Ruby M Watkins
Nov 5, 1916 - Sep 26, 2003
Arlington, TX
Bessie L Watkins
Sep 13, 1913 - Dec 1, 1997
Fort Worth, TX
Ida Watkins
Nov 20, 1898 - May 1968
Wichita Falls, Texas
Frances M Watkins
Sep 25, 1935 - Aug 16, 2011
Fort Worth, Texas
Thurman H Watkins
Sep 25, 1909 - May 20, 2004
Pitkin, LA
Windell C Watkins
Jul 25, 1938 - Nov 28, 2005
Longview, TX
Charles E Watkins
Oct 13, 1941 - Jul 1, 2010
Birmingham, AL

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