Thelma S Smith (1914 - 2009)

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Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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1914 - In the year that Thelma S Smith was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

1931 - When she was 17 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1976 - She was 62 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1977 - Thelma was 63 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

1987 - By the time she was 73 years old, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Thelma S Smith passed away on January 17, 2009 at 94 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on August 19, 1914. We are unaware of information about Thelma's family or relationships. We know that Thelma S Smith had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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