Violet Belanger (1903 - 1980)

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Beaverville, Iroquois County, Illinois

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Jorielle Catherine Belanger

Jorielle Catherine Belanger

Hen, Jean & Aggie Belanger

Hen, Jean & Aggie Belanger

Glennie, Harlen and Aggie Belanger

Glennie, Harlen and Aggie Belanger

Roland J Belanger

Roland J Belanger

Roland J Belanger family

Roland J Belanger family

Roland & Claire Belanger

Roland & Claire Belanger

Virginia Adelaide Belanger

Virginia Adelaide Belanger

Edith Dewey

Edith Dewey

Virginia Belanger

Virginia Belanger

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Father and children

Connecticut National Guard

Connecticut National Guard

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1903 - In the year that Violet Belanger was born, two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

1909 - She was just 6 years old when the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

1927 - At the age of 24 years old, Violet was alive when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

1976 - At the age of 73 years old, Violet was alive when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

1980 - In the year of Violet Belanger's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Violet Belanger died in April 1980 at age 76. There is no listed cause of death for Violet. She was born on October 11, 1903. We have no information about Violet's immediate family. We know that Violet Belanger had been residing in Beaverville, Iroquois County, Illinois.

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