Sally Wendy Perske (1898 - 1986)

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Sally Wendy Perske
1898 - 1986
updated October 26, 2019
Sally Wendy Perske was born on November 5, 1898 in New York, New York. She married Wulf William Perske around 1931 in New York, New York and Wulf died on November 15, 1982 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She died on November 19, 1986 in Chevy Chase, Maryland at 88 years old.


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Sally Perske was born on in New York, New York County, New York United States


Sally Perske died on in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Maryland United States

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in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut United States



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Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Maryland 20815


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Sally Wendy Perske & Wulf William Perske

around 1931 - November 15, 1982
Cause of Separation: Death
New York, New York County, NY, United States
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Wulf William Perske
Apr 25, 1889 - Nov 15, 1982


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Sally Wendy Perske died on November 19, 1986 in Chevy Chase, Maryland at 88 years of age. She was buried in Greenwich, Connecticut. Sally was born on November 5, 1898 in New York, New York. She married Wulf William Perske around 1931 in New York, New York and Wulf died on November 15, 1982 in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
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1898 - 1986 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Sally Wendy Perske was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1904, when she was merely 6 years old, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1920, Sally was 22 years old when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1935, by the time she was 37 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1986, in the year of Sally Wendy Perske'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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Oct 8, 1925 - Nov 22, 2005
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William Perske
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Hamtramck, Michigan
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Robert F Perske
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Herbert Perske
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Eldred Perske
Jul 22, 1905 - January 1968
James Bernard Perske
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Wausau, WI
Bernhard Perske
Dec 11, 1899 - December 1964

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