Winifred P Cotton (1924 - 2011)

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Winifred P Cotton
1924 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Winifred P Cotton was born on February 28, 1924. She died on July 28, 2011 at 87 years old. We know that Winifred P Cotton had been residing in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri 64057.


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Winifred P Cotton died on July 28, 2011 at 87 years old. She was born on February 28, 1924. There is no information about Winifred's immediate family. We know that Winifred P Cotton had been residing in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri 64057.
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In 1924, in the year that Winifred P Cotton was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1931, at the age of just 7 years old, Winifred was alive when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1950, she was 26 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1963, at the age of 39 years old, Winifred was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1993, by the time she was 69 years old, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Aug 14, 1889 - October 1971
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Jul 30, 1912 - Sep 19, 1990
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Dec 19, 1885 - September 1980
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Dec 25, 1947 - Jul 11, 1995
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