Vera Hughes (1913 - 2001)

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Vera Hughes
1913 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Vera Hughes was born on February 11, 1913. She died on April 16, 2001 at 88 years of age. We know that Vera Hughes had been residing in Fresno, Fresno County, California 93711.


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Vera Hughes died on April 16, 2001 at 88 years old. She was born on February 11, 1913. We are unaware of information about Vera's family. We know that Vera Hughes had been residing in Fresno, Fresno County, California 93711.
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In 1913, in the year that Vera Hughes was born, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1943, she was 30 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1964, by the time she was 51 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1983, at the age of 70 years old, Vera was alive when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1991, she was 78 years old when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Nov 6, 1943 - Feb 27, 1995
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Apr 3, 1942 - Jan 23, 1990
Panorama City, CA
Kathleen M Hughes
Jul 21, 1944 - Nov 21, 1995
North Hollywood, CA
Jerome B Hughes
Aug 30, 1944 - May 26, 1995
Palm Springs, CA
Juanita F Hughes
Jan 27, 1912 - Aug 15, 1994
Angwin, CA
P Hughes
Jul 16, 1943 - Aug 15, 1989
John Joseph Hughes
Aug 4, 1943 - Nov 15, 2009
Lake Elsinore, California
Lynda Darlene Hughes
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