Reta Evans (1918 - 2000)

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Reta Evans
1918 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Reta Evans was born on June 29, 1918. She died on December 11, 2000 at 82 years of age. We know that Reta Evans had been residing in Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601.


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Reta Evans died on December 11, 2000 at 82 years old. She was born on June 29, 1918. There is no information about Reta's family. We know that Reta Evans had been residing in Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601.
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In 1918, in the year that Reta Evans was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1938, by the time she was 20 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1941, when she was 23 years old, 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 1979, she was 61 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1992, she was 74 years old when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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Feb 8, 1941 - February 1972
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Sep 11, 1939 - Jun 15, 1993
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Feb 2, 1892 - February 1985
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Oct 17, 1902 - December 1979
Oakland, Iowa
Louise Evans
Mar 18, 1898 - February 1978
Des Moines, Iowa
Ronald Evans
Oct 7, 1940 - September 1971
Pauline E Evans
Sep 27, 1911 - Jan 1, 2001
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Jack M Evans
Sep 19, 1942 - Apr 25, 2007
Urbandale, IA
Mary Evans
Jan 14, 1939 - September 1982
Richard D Evans
Sep 14, 1942 - Apr 1, 2001
Iowa City, IA
Lucile Evans
Sep 4, 1916 - February 1979
David W Evans
Jul 10, 1945 - May 15, 2009
Wolverine, MI
Delta Evans
Jun 2, 1901 - February 1987
Keokuk, Iowa
Marvel Evans
Nov 11, 1900 - March 1980
Clarinda, Iowa
Gladys Evans
Sep 22, 1899 - July 1974
Nevada, Iowa
Gertrude Evans
Feb 28, 1896 - September 1978
Davenport, Iowa
Thurma M Evans
Jul 3, 1895 - Apr 15, 1972
Arnolds Park, IA
Nora Evans
Oct 2, 1892 - October 1984
Vinton, Iowa
Bessie Evans
Oct 2, 1880 - July 1969
Webster City, Iowa
Annah Evans
Oct 5, 1885 - February 1977
Leon, Iowa

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