Ada Louisa Foster (1892 - 1957)

Ada Louisa Foster
1892 - 1957
updated February 06, 2019
Ada Louisa Foster, mother to 1 child, was born on June 10, 1892 at Pago Pago, American Samoa. She was born to Wesley Ladd Foster and Faauliuli Mailo. Ada's partner was Edward Cassidy, and they gave birth to Timothy Joseph Cassidy. She died in 1957 at Pago Pago, American Samoa at age 64.


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Ada Foster was born on at Pago Pago, American Samoa,


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May 19, 1862 - Aug 31, 1944
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Sep 28, 1914 - Dec 11, 1978


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Ada Louisa Foster, mother to 1 child, passed away in 1957 at Pago Pago, American Samoa at age 64. She was born on June 10, 1892 at Pago Pago, American Samoa. She was born to Wesley Ladd Foster and Faauliuli Mailo. Ada's partner was Edward Cassidy, and they gave birth to Timothy Joseph Cassidy.
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In 1892, in the year that Ada Louisa Foster was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1909, at the age of 17 years old, Ada was alive when explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

In 1910, Ada was 18 years old when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1939, by the time she was 47 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1957, in the year of Ada Louisa Foster's passing, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

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