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Alta CoxAge: 91 years19222014

Name
Alta Cox
Given names
Alta
Surname
Cox
Married name
Alta Sims
Birth July 31, 1922
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Birth of a daughter
#1Anita Jane Sims
September 20, 1953 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a daughterAnita Jane Sims
September 29, 1994 (Age 72 years)
Death February 15, 2014 (Age 91 years)
Last change February 14, 201614:25:51

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Alta Cox
Birth: July 31, 1922Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 15, 2014Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
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Anita Jane Sims
Birth: September 20, 1953 31Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1994Elkton, Giles, Tennessee, United States

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