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Violet Harvey (1920 - 2006)

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Violet Harvey
1920 - 2006
Born
January 31, 1920
Death
May 29, 2006
Last Known Residence
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin 53402
Summary
Violet Harvey of Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin was born on January 31, 1920, and died at age 86 years old on May 29, 2006.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 54796946

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Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin 53402
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January 31, 1920
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May 29, 2006
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Violet Harvey passed away at age 86 years old on May 29, 2006. Violet Harvey of Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin was born on January 31, 1920.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Violet Harvey lived 16 years longer than the average Harvey family member when she died at the age of 86.
The average age of a Harvey family member is 70.
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1920 - 2006 World Events

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In 1920, in the year that Violet Harvey was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1949, when she was 29 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1958, when she was 38 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1981, she was 61 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1998, she was 78 years old when on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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