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Rosa Lee Sumners (1922 - 1989)

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Rosa Lee Sumners
1922 - 1989
Born
February 6, 1922
Death
November 10, 1989
Last Known Residence
Redlands, San Bernardino County, California 92373
Summary
Rosa Lee Sumners of Redlands, San Bernardino County, California was born on February 6, 1922, and died at age 67 years old on November 10, 1989. Rosa Sumners was buried at Riverside National Cemetery Section 41 Site 2227 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, in Riverside.
Updated: June 22, 2016
Biography ID: 67935114

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Redlands, San Bernardino County, California 92373
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Branch of service: Us Air Force Rank attained: CMSGT Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea
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Riverside National Cemetery Section 41 Site 2227 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, in Riverside, California 92518
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Rosa Sumners passed away at age 67 years old on November 10, 1989, and was buried at Riverside National Cemetery Section 41 Site 2227 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, in Riverside. Rosa Lee Sumners of Redlands, San Bernardino County, California was born on February 6, 1922.

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Rosa Lee Sumners lived 6 years shorter than the average Sumners family member when she died at the age of 67.
The average age of a Sumners family member is 73.
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1922 - 1989 World Events

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In 1922, in the year that Rosa Lee Sumners was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1931, by the time she was only 9 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1953, Rosa was 31 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1970, she was 48 years old 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.

In 1989, in the year of Rosa Lee Sumners's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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