Verna Jones (1895 - 1968)

Verna Jones
1895 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Verna Jones was born on July 27, 1895. She died in April 1968 at 72 years old. We know that Verna Jones had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206.
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Verna Jones passed away in April 1968 at 72 years old. She was born on July 27, 1895. We have no information about Verna's family. We know that Verna Jones had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206.
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In 1895, in the year that Verna Jones was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1916, she was 21 years old when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1927, by the time she was 32 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1933, at the age of 38 years old, Verna was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1968, in the year of Verna Jones's passing, 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.

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c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1921 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1915 - 1984
1907 - 1977
1911 - 1975
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - 1907
Jul 12, 1918 - Nov 6, 2012
May 31, 1911 - Jun 7, 1957
Sep 26, 1938 - Jan 20, 2000
Jun 7, 1914 - Aug 19, 1998
Mar 21, 1952 - Apr 24, 1996
May 17, 1922 - Jun 21, 1994
c. 1980 - Unknown

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Jun 21, 1905 - August 1969
Dec 12, 1919 - Aug 13, 1992
Sep 9, 1918 - Aug 13, 2004
Oct 4, 1918 - Feb 15, 2004
Jul 18, 1917 - August 1973
Aug 15, 1904 - May 1982
Nov 10, 1878 - January 1973
Jan 3, 1894 - April 1983
Nov 3, 1890 - August 1970
Dec 17, 1920 - Jan 19, 1992
May 19, 1885 - February 1970
May 3, 1920 - Sep 11, 2002
Jun 1, 1919 - Feb 5, 1994
Jan 13, 1923 - Mar 12, 1993
Oct 17, 1918 - Apr 6, 2008
Oct 12, 1893 - December 1982
Jan 13, 1919 - Feb 3, 1996
Apr 5, 1922 - Sep 15, 1994
Jan 21, 1922 - Mar 28, 2007
Jun 8, 1887 - July 1972

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Jun 21, 1920 - Feb 9, 2006
Oct 18, 1919 - Apr 8, 2008
Dec 17, 1884 - May 1969
Nov 7, 1921 - June 1988
Jun 13, 1901 - August 1974
Jan 3, 1915 - Sep 23, 1991
Nov 22, 1910 - Feb 10, 1992
Feb 28, 1919 - January 1985
Sep 5, 1920 - Jun 17, 2002
Feb 22, 1919 - September 1991
Feb 8, 1892 - October 1969
Dec 26, 1922 - Mar 28, 2002
Jun 2, 1917 - Aug 19, 1996
Jan 8, 1920 - Jun 15, 2003
May 27, 1917 - Dec 9, 2002
Feb 11, 1921 - Apr 15, 2004
Jul 7, 1916 - Feb 16, 1983
Feb 23, 1915 - Mar 2, 1994
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