Rita (Leveson) O'Grady Brankling (1935 - 1994)

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Rita (Leveson) Brankling
1935 - 1994
updated January 04, 2020
Rita (Leveson) O'Grady Brankling, mother to 4 children, was born on October 15, 1935 at Sculcoates, Hull, England. She was born into the Leveson family and married into the Brankling family. She was born to John Leveson and Charlotte (Hogarth) Leveson, with siblings June, Herbert, Charles, James, Wilfred, Jack, and Lottie. Rita married Peter O'Grady. She would also marry Kenneth Brankling, and they gave birth to June Christine Brankling, David Brankling, Susan Brankling, and Tina Brankling. She died in 1994 in Hull, England at 58 years of age.


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Rita Brankling was born on at Sculcoates, in Hull, Yorkshire County, England


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John Leveson
1893 - Nov 5, 1956
Charlotte (Hogarth) Leveson
Dec 22, 1894 - 1975



Rita (Leveson) O'Grady Brankling & Peter O'Grady

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Rita (Leveson) O'Grady Brankling & Kenneth Brankling

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Kenneth Brankling
Jan 22, 1934 - 2007
Hull, England, United Kingdom



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Rita (Leveson) O'Grady Brankling, mother to 4 children, died in 1994 in Hull, England at 58 years of age. She was born on October 15, 1935 at Sculcoates, Hull, England. She was born to John Leveson and Charlotte (Hogarth) Leveson, with siblings June, Herbert, Charles, James, Wilfred, Jack, and Lottie. She married Peter O'Grady. Rita married Kenneth Brankling, and they gave birth to June Christine Brankling, David Brankling, Susan Brankling, and Tina Brankling.
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In 1935, in the year that Rita (Leveson) O'Grady Brankling was born, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1959, when she was 24 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1961, by the time she was 26 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1986, she was 51 years old when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1994, in the year of Rita (Leveson) O'Grady Brankling's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Other Levesons

Charlotte (Hogarth) Leveson
Dec 22, 1894 - 1975
James Leveson
Oct 7, 1863 - Feb 6, 1937
Gertrude (Leveson) Sheppard
Dec 21, 1886 - Apr 23, 1977
James Leveson
Apr 19, 1888 - 1963
Thomas Edward Leveson
Jan 24, 1890 - Jan 18, 1953
Benjamin Leveson
Mar 23, 1892 - Jan 26, 1961
Esther Cecilia (Leveson) Hunter
Jul 15, 1896 - May 4, 1987
Violet (Leveson) Coultish
Sep 8, 1898 - 1969

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