A Fred Edmonds (1913 - 1986)

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Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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Edmonds girls

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Annie E. Edmonds

Annie E. Edmonds

Lucille Grier

Lucille Grier

Selina Josephine Lynch

Selina Josephine Lynch

Roland Marlborough Edmonds

Roland Marlborough Edmonds

Lenora Loughrey & Dione Edmonds, CA 1983

Lenora Loughrey & Dione Edmonds, CA 1983

Granny Edmonds

Granny Edmonds

edmonds cousins

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Anna and Rose

Anna and Rose

"Anna" & "Curley"

"Anna" & "Curley"

Farmer

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1913 - In the year that A Fred Edmonds was born, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

1927 - At the age of merely 14 years old, A Fred was alive when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1940 - This person was 27 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

1946 - At the age of 33 years old, A Fred was alive when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

1986 - In the year of A Fred Edmonds's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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A Fred Edmonds died in October 1986 at 73 years old. No cause of death has been listed. A Fred was born on May 3, 1913. We have no information about A Fred's immediate family. We know that A Fred Edmonds had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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