Rena Jett (1893 - 1975)

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Santa Ana, Orange County, California

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Ruth F Jett Gravesite

Ruth F Jett Gravesite

 "Mae" Stacy and husband Floyd Jett

"Mae" Stacy and husband Floyd Jett

Mae Stacy Jett, Kentucky

Mae Stacy Jett, Kentucky

John James Jett, 1877 TX

John James Jett, 1877 TX

Virgie Jett

Virgie Jett

Thomas Jett

Thomas Jett

Walter Jett

Walter Jett

Wes Jett

Wes Jett

William Jett

William Jett

Mary Roweena Meyers Jett

Mary Roweena Meyers Jett

Mabel Jett

Mabel Jett

Lucy Jett

Lucy Jett

John Martin Jett

John Martin Jett

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Marie cleo Jett Ruth F Jett Gravesite  "Mae" Stacy and husband Floyd Jett Mae Stacy Jett, Kentucky

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1893 - In the year that Rena Jett was born, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

1926 - Rena was 33 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1941 - She was 48 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".

1949 - At the age of 56 years old, Rena was alive when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

1975 - In the year of Rena Jett's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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Rena Jett died in August 1975 at 81 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born on September 3, 1893. There is no information about Rena's family or relationships. We know that Rena Jett had been residing in Santa Ana, Orange County, California.

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