Zelma Frakes (1912 - 1981)

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Zelma Frakes
1912 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Zelma Frakes was born on April 2, 1912. She died in December 1981 at age 69. We know that Zelma Frakes had been residing in Shasta Lake, Shasta County, California 96079.

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Zelma Frakes died in December 1981 at 69 years of age. She was born on April 2, 1912. We have no information about Zelma's family or relationships. We know that Zelma Frakes had been residing in Shasta Lake, Shasta County, California 96079.
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In 1912, in the year that Zelma Frakes was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1925, she was merely 13 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1968, at the age of 56 years old, Zelma was alive when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1977, at the age of 65 years old, Zelma was alive when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1981, in the year of Zelma Frakes's passing, 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%.

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