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Rita A Sumners (1927 - 2006)

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Rita A Sumners
1927 - 2006
Born
July 26, 1927
Death
August 7, 2006
Last Known Residence
Atlanta, Dekalb County, Georgia 30319
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Rita A Sumners of Atlanta, Dekalb County, Georgia was born on July 26, 1927, and died at age 79 years old on August 7, 2006.
Updated: October 4, 2011
Biography ID: 12458943

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Atlanta, Dekalb County, Georgia 30319
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Rita Sumners passed away at age 79 years old on August 7, 2006. Rita A Sumners of Atlanta, Dekalb County, Georgia was born on July 26, 1927.

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Rita A Sumners lived 6 years longer than the average Sumners family member when she died at the age of 79.
The average age of a Sumners family member is 73.
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1927 - 2006 World Events

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In 1927, in the year that Rita A Sumners was born, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1947, she was 20 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1963, Rita was 36 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1985, she was 58 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1996, Rita was 69 years old when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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