Advertisement
Advertisement

Verena E Newton (1922 - 2010)

A photo of Verena E Newton
Add photo
Verena E Newton
1922 - 2010
Born
March 11, 1922
Death
December 18, 2010
Last Known Residence
Lake Charles, Calcasieu County, Louisiana 70605
Summary
Verena E Newton was born on March 11, 1922. She died on December 18, 2010 at 88 years old. We know that Verena E Newton had been residing in Lake Charles, Calcasieu County, Louisiana 70605.
Updated: November 8, 2011
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Verena E Newton. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Verena's life.
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Verena is always remembered.
Update biography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Verena's life so that she is always remembered.

Biography
Verena E Newton
Most commonly known as
Verena E Newton
Full name
Did Verena go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Lake Charles, Calcasieu County, Louisiana 70605
Last known residence
Female
Gender
Verena Newton was born on
Birth
Verena Newton died on
Death
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Verena.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Verena E Newton?
Burial / Funeral
Heritage

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Verena's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Verena born and where did she live?
Childhood

Education

Did Verena finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Verena attend?

Religion

Was Verena a religious woman?

Baptism

Was Verena baptized?
Adulthood

Professions

Share what Verena did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Verena's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Verena serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?
Obituary

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Verena Newton?
View other bios of people named Verena Newton
Advertisement
Advertisement
Verena's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Newton family tree.

Verena's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Verena E Newton Verena E Newton
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Verena's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Verena.

Cancel

Share Verena's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Verena E Newton died on December 18, 2010 at age 88. She was born on March 11, 1922. There is no information about Verena's family. We know that Verena E Newton had been residing in Lake Charles, Calcasieu County, Louisiana 70605.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Verena's lifetime.

In 1922, in the year that Verena E Newton was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1938, when she was 16 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1942, Verena was 20 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1988, when she was 66 years old, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1999, at the age of 77 years old, Verena was alive when on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

Other Verena Newtons

Other Newtons

Other Biographies

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later." Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends. These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top