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Theodora Martin (1901 - 1987)

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Theodora Martin
1901 - 1987
Born
June 19, 1901
Death
April 1987
Last Known Residence
Landrum, Spartanburg County, South Carolina 29356
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Theodora Martin of Landrum, Spartanburg County, South Carolina was born on June 19, 1901, and died at age 85 years old in April 1987.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 17333986

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Theodora Martin passed away at age 85 years old in April 1987. Theodora Martin of Landrum, Spartanburg County, South Carolina was born on June 19, 1901.

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Theodora Martin lived 14 years longer than the average Martin family member when she died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Martin family member is 71.
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1901 - 1987 World Events

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In 1901, in the year that Theodora Martin was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1929, when she was 28 years old, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1944, when she was 43 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, by the time she was 50 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1987, in the year of Theodora Martin's passing, 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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