Rosie L Stricklin (1923 - 1996)

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Rosie L Stricklin
1923 - 1996
November 5, 1923
March 15, 1996
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Carbondale, Jackson County, Illinois 62901
Rosie L Stricklin was born on November 5, 1923. She died on March 15, 1996 at 72 years old. We know that Rosie L Stricklin had been residing in Carbondale, Jackson County, Illinois 62901.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Rosie L Stricklin died on March 15, 1996 at 72 years old. She was born on November 5, 1923. We have no information about Rosie's family or relationships. We know that Rosie L Stricklin had been residing in Carbondale, Jackson County, Illinois 62901.

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In 1923, in the year that Rosie L Stricklin was born, the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1934, she was just 11 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1953, at the age of 30 years old, Rosie was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1970, when she was 47 years old, 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 1996, in the year of Rosie L Stricklin's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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