Viola P Cameron (1923 - 2002)

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Spokane, Christian County, Missouri

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EElias and Frances (Fowles) Cameron Gravesite

EElias and Frances (Fowles) Cameron Gravesite

Jamesina Margaret Cameron Tippett

Jamesina Margaret Cameron Tippett

Vernia M Cameron

Vernia M Cameron

Vernia M Cameron

Vernia M Cameron

Vernia M Cameron

Vernia M Cameron

Agnus Gertrude (Watts) Cornelius

Agnus Gertrude (Watts) Cornelius

Albert Edward Cameron

Albert Edward Cameron

Richard Joye Benjamin Baker

Richard Joye Benjamin Baker

Cameron man

Cameron man

Harold B Cameron

Harold B Cameron

Cameron-Harvey, unknown couple

Cameron-Harvey, unknown couple

Harvey and Cameron 1800's

Harvey and Cameron 1800's

Minnie Gertrude Cameron, Kansas

Minnie Gertrude Cameron, Kansas

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Granville Hacker & Minnie Cameron, Kansas EElias and Frances (Fowles) Cameron Gravesite Jamesina Margaret Cameron Tippett Vernia M Cameron

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1923 - In the year that Viola P Cameron was born, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

1925 - Viola was just 2 years old when 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".

1944 - Viola was 21 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

1952 - At the age of 29 years old, Viola was alive when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1974 - When she was 51 years old, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Viola P Cameron died on February 16, 2002 at age 78. There is no known cause of death. She was born on September 9, 1923. There is no information about Viola's immediate family. We know that Viola P Cameron had been residing in Spokane, Christian County, Missouri.

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