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Theodore Overstreet (1900 - 1981)

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Theodore Overstreet
1900 - 1981
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December 22, 1900
Death
February 1981
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Waynesboro, Wayne County, Mississippi 39367
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Theodore Overstreet was born on December 22, 1900. He died in February 1981 at 80 years old. We know that Theodore Overstreet had been residing in Waynesboro, Wayne County, Mississippi 39367.
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Theodore Overstreet died in February 1981 at age 80. He was born on December 22, 1900. We have no information about Theodore's surviving family. We know that Theodore Overstreet had been residing in Waynesboro, Wayne County, Mississippi 39367.
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In 1900, in the year that Theodore Overstreet was born, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1925, by the time he was 25 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1968, Theodore was 68 years old when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1976, when he was 76 years old, 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."

In 1981, in the year of Theodore Overstreet's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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