Virginia Deford (1929 - 2009)

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Virginia Deford
1929 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Virginia Deford was born on August 13, 1929. She died on September 29, 2009 at 80 years old. We know that Virginia Deford had been residing in Stevensville, Berrien County, Michigan.


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Virginia Deford passed away on September 29, 2009 at 80 years of age. She was born on August 13, 1929. There is no information about Virginia's family or relationships. We know that Virginia Deford had been residing in Stevensville, Berrien County, Michigan.
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In 1929, in the year that Virginia Deford was born, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1938, she was merely 9 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1969, Virginia was 40 years old when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1973, she was 44 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1996, Virginia was 67 years old when on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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May 10, 1915 - May 30, 1994
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Mar 15, 1916 - Dec 19, 1994
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Sep 16, 1903 - September 1969
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Jul 13, 1899 - October 1985
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Mar 20, 1885 - January 1963
Peter L Deford
Jun 9, 1952 - Nov 11, 2004
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Josie Deford
Dec 2, 1893 - March 1979
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Walter Deford
Feb 19, 1894 - September 1981
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Lucille A Deford
Oct 8, 1927 - Jan 25, 1988
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Eunice Deford
Feb 29, 1936 - September 1973
Clifford M Deford
May 3, 1897 - Sep 22, 1989
Flint, MI
Lee Deford
May 18, 1901 - March 1973
Detroit, Michigan
Ivan F Deford
Aug 12, 1913 - Mar 1, 2008
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Norman A Deford
Feb 17, 1928 - Aug 5, 1997
Bay City, MI
Betty J Deford
Jun 10, 1930 - Aug 29, 2006
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