Verna Brant (1892 - 1983)

Verna Brant
1892 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Verna Brant was born on January 18, 1892. She died in November 1983 at 91 years old. We know that Verna Brant had been residing in Youngstown, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 15696.

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Verna Brant passed away in November 1983 at 91 years old. She was born on January 18, 1892. There is no information about Verna's family or relationships. We know that Verna Brant had been residing in Youngstown, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 15696.
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In 1892, in the year that Verna Brant was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1909, at the age of 17 years old, Verna was alive when William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1928, when she was 36 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1963, when she was 71 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1983, in the year of Verna Brant's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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