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Allene Myrtle Anderson
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1924
Death: Mar. 18, 1937
New London
Rusk County
Texas, USA

Allene, a 13-year-old sixth grade student, was a victim of the New London School explosion that claimed the lives of more than 295 people, including her older sister Lillian. A young life taken far too soon. The sisters were buried beside each other.

The tragedy prompted the Texas Legislature to mandate that thiols (mercaptans) be added to natural gas to give the gas a strong odor, making leaks quickly detectable. The practice quickly spread worldwide. 
 
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 Parents:
  William A. Anderson (1896 - 1953)
  Lola M. Anderson (1902 - 1977)
 
 Sibling:
  Lillian Laverne Anderson (1922 - 1937)*
  Allene Myrtle Anderson (1924 - 1937)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
New London
Rusk County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Pinoy Pride
Originally Created by: MB
Record added: Jun 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5544351
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