Sue Burch (1903 - 1978)

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Sue Burch
1903 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Sue Burch was born on July 8, 1903. She died in November 1978 at 75 years old. We know that Sue Burch had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California 92113.

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Sue Burch passed away in November 1978 at 75 years old. She was born on July 8, 1903. There is no information about Sue's family or relationships. We know that Sue Burch had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California 92113.
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1903 - 1978 World Events

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In 1903, in the year that Sue Burch was born, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1924, by the time she was 21 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1944, by the time she was 41 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1951, she was 48 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1978, in the year of Sue Burch's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Aug 25, 1929 - Dec 25, 1999
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May 17, 1903 - May 1977
Desert Hot Springs, California
Leone F Burch
Mar 21, 1937 - Nov 29, 2006
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Aug 7, 1937 - October 1964
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Feb 1, 1938 - Oct 20, 2007
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Feb 3, 1937 - Apr 1, 2004
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Nov 8, 1931 - October 1982
San Diego, California
Marble Burch
Nov 12, 1886 - August 1973
Paynes Creek, California
Robert B Burch
Aug 11, 1886 - Nov 1, 1967
San Diego, CA
Jakob J Burch
Sep 19, 1934 - Feb 26, 2007
Josef Benedict Burch
Aug 9, 1933 - Jan 8, 2006
Perryton, Texas
Virginia Burch
Mar 18, 1897 - October 1978
San Diego, California
Beatrice D Burch
Sep 29, 1905 - May 6, 1999
La Jolla, CA
Paul O Burch
Apr 25, 1960 - Jun 14, 2004
Poway, CA
Francis M Burch
May 6, 1901 - Feb 15, 1975
Carlsbad, CA
Glen Burch
Mar 17, 1917 - January 1977
Loren Burch
Nov 7, 1906 - November 1984
Sacramento, California
Ruth Burch
Jun 14, 1901 - Jul 30, 2000
Woodland Hills, CA
Mary K Burch
Jun 2, 1911 - Feb 3, 2007
Rowland Heights, CA

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