Rosa Simmons (1910 - 1986)

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Dorothy Hathaway Ball Family

Dorothy Hathaway Ball Family

Sadie Simmons

Sadie Simmons

Sadie Simmons

Sadie Simmons

Ewart W. Simmons

Ewart W. Simmons

Arrainaa Watson

Arrainaa Watson

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush

Lora Frances (Simmons) Bush

David Simmons

David Simmons

Giovanni Simmons

Giovanni Simmons

Kindergarten Picture About 1895, reverse

Kindergarten Picture About 1895, reverse

Kindergarden Picture About 1895

Kindergarden Picture About 1895

Kindergarden Picture, 1895, Back

Kindergarden Picture, 1895, Back

Rosella Simmons Cooper Walters

Rosella Simmons Cooper Walters

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Rosella Simmons Cooper Walters Dorothy Hathaway Ball Family Sadie Simmons Sadie Simmons

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1910 - In the year that Rosa Simmons was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

1929 - By the time she was 19 years old, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

1934 - At the age of 24 years old, Rosa was alive when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

1977 - Rosa was 67 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

1986 - In the year of Rosa Simmons's passing, 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.

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Rosa Simmons passed away in September 1986 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Rosa. She was born on August 23, 1910. There is no information about Rosa's surviving family. We know that Rosa Simmons had been residing in East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut.

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