Rosa C Edwards (1915 - 1992)

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Lucy Blair Edwards

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Tom Edwards

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Jack Edwards

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Amelia (Sampson) Edwards

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John Earl Edwards

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Maud and Earl Edwards

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Amelia Edwards

Amelia Edwards

Perry Edwards

Perry Edwards

Myrtle Edwards Stewart

Myrtle Edwards Stewart

Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards

Warren Eastman Robinson

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Youree Homer Edwards

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Mary Edwards Stormy L Edwards Lucy Blair Edwards Tom Edwards

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1915 - In the year that Rosa C Edwards was born, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

1921 - At the age of merely 6 years old, Rosa was alive when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

1960 - She was 45 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1970 - At the age of 55 years old, Rosa was alive when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1992 - In the year of Rosa C Edwards's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Rosa C Edwards died on April 1, 1992 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on July 4, 1915. We are unaware of information about Rosa's immediate family.

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