Alice Waddell (1891 - 1983)

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Alice Waddell
1891 - 1983
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September 24, 1891
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January 1983
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Potlatch, Latah County, Idaho 83855
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Alice Waddell was born on September 24, 1891. She died in January 1983 at 91 years of age. We know that Alice Waddell had been residing in Potlatch, Latah County, Idaho 83855.
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Alice Waddell passed away in January 1983 at 91 years of age. She was born on September 24, 1891. We have no information about Alice's family or relationships. We know that Alice Waddell had been residing in Potlatch, Latah County, Idaho 83855.

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In 1891, in the year that Alice Waddell was born, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1929, Alice was 38 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1942, she was 51 years old when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1967, by the time she was 76 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1983, in the year of Alice Waddell's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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