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Wilma Rosenfeld (1929 - 2000)

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Wilma Rosenfeld
1929 - 2000
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February 12, 1929
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April 16, 2000
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Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach County, Florida 33418
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Wilma Rosenfeld was born on February 12, 1929. She died on April 16, 2000 at age 71. We know that Wilma Rosenfeld had been residing in Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach County, Florida 33418.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Wilma Rosenfeld passed away on April 16, 2000 at 71 years old. She was born on February 12, 1929. We are unaware of information about Wilma's immediate family. We know that Wilma Rosenfeld had been residing in Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach County, Florida 33418.
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In 1929, in the year that Wilma Rosenfeld was born, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1954, when she was 25 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1964, she was 35 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1973, at the age of 44 years old, Wilma was alive when in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1987, Wilma was 58 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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