Sarah Evelyn Swingle Copelan Avel (1926 - 2013)

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Chattanooga National Cemetery
Section CCC Site 332,
1200 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, Tn

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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps
Rank attained: SGTMAJ
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea, Vietnam

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Swingle Copelan

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1926 - In the year that Sarah Evelyn Swingle Copelan Avel was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1944 - This person was 18 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1958 - At the age of 32 years old, Sarah Evelyn was alive when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

1965 - When this person was 39 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1981 - This person was 55 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Sarah Evelyn Swingle Copelan Avel passed away on March 8, 2013 at 86 years old. There is no known cause of death for Sarah Evelyn. Sarah Evelyn was buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery Section CCC Site 332, Chattanooga, Tn. Sarah Evelyn was born on March 13, 1926. There is no information about Sarah Evelyn's family or relationships.

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