Advertisement
Advertisement

Sylvia Budoff (1919 - 1980)

A photo of Sylvia Budoff
Add photo
Sylvia Budoff
1919 - 1980
Born
May 12, 1919
Death
January 1980
Summary
Sylvia Budoff was born on May 12, 1919. She died in January 1980 at 60 years of age.
Updated: October 3, 2011
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement
Introduction
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Sylvia Budoff. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Sylvia's life.
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Sylvia is always remembered.
Update biography

Sylvia's biography

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Sylvia's life so that she is always remembered. What's this?

Biography
Sylvia Budoff
Most commonly known as
Sylvia Budoff
Full name
Did Sylvia go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Unknown. Did Sylvia move a lot? Where was her last known location?
Last known residence
Female
Gender
Sylvia Budoff was born on
Birth
Sylvia Budoff died in
Death
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Sylvia.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Sylvia Budoff?
Burial / Funeral
Heritage

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Sylvia's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Sylvia born and where did she live?
Childhood

Education

Did Sylvia finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Sylvia attend?

Religion

Was Sylvia a religious woman?

Baptism

Was Sylvia baptized?
Adulthood

Professions

Share what Sylvia did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Sylvia's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Sylvia serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?
Obituary

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Advertisement
Advertisement

Family Tree

Sylvia's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Budoff family tree.

Sylvia's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Sylvia Budoff Sylvia Budoff
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Sylvia's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Photos

Nobody has shared photos of Sylvia Budoff! Please help add a face to the name by sharing a photo of Sylvia.

Photo
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Comments

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Sylvia.

Cancel

Obituary

Share Sylvia's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Sylvia Budoff passed away in January 1980 at age 60. She was born on May 12, 1919. We are unaware of information about Sylvia's family.
Followers & Sources
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

1919 - 1980 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Sylvia's lifetime.

In 1919, in the year that Sylvia Budoff was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1923, when she was just 4 years old, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1965, by the time she was 46 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1978, Sylvia was 59 years old when 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.

In 1980, in the year of Sylvia Budoff's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

Back to Top