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Thelma H Maxwell (1913 - 1989)

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Thelma H Maxwell
1913 - 1989
Born
January 4, 1913
Death
May 20, 1989
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Thelma H Maxwell was born on January 4, 1913, and died at age 76 years old on May 20, 1989. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Thelma H Maxwell.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21142951

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Thelma Maxwell passed away at age 76 years old on May 20, 1989. Thelma H Maxwell was born on January 4, 1913. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Thelma H Maxwell.

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Thelma H Maxwell lived 5 years longer than the average Maxwell family member when she died at the age of 76.
The average age of a Maxwell family member is 71.
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In 1913, in the year that Thelma H Maxwell was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1920, Thelma was only 7 years old when on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1936, she was 23 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1955, she was 42 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1989, in the year of Thelma H Maxwell's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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