Alta Proud (1889 - 1974)

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Alta Proud
1889 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Alta Proud was born on November 9, 1889. She died in July 1974 at age 84. We know that Alta Proud had been residing in La Habra, Orange County, California.


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Alta Proud passed away in July 1974 at 84 years of age. She was born on November 9, 1889. There is no information about Alta's immediate family. We know that Alta Proud had been residing in La Habra, Orange County, California.
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1889 - 1974 World Events

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In 1889, in the year that Alta Proud was born, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

In 1898, when she was just 9 years old, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1903, when she was only 14 years old, the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1967, by the time she was 78 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 1974, in the year of Alta Proud's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Harold Proud
Aug 25, 1895 - November 1968
Los Angeles, California
Richard T Proud
Dec 18, 1899 - Apr 1, 1976
Lorraine D Proud
Feb 9, 1905 - Jun 3, 1993
San Rafael, CA
Donald Proud
Jan 22, 1926 - March 1959
Minerva E Proud
Aug 8, 1869 - Jul 15, 1966
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Margaret Proud
Jul 1, 1912 - November 1992
San Francisco, CA
Joanne E Proud
Apr 11, 1938 - Aug 30, 2006
Littleton, CO
Angela D Proud
Jun 16, 1948 - Jan 11, 1998
Keith Proud
Feb 3, 1932 - December 1972
Calvin E Proud
Aug 29, 1935 - January 1995
San Luis Obispo, CA
Robert E Proud
Feb 16, 1934 - Aug 16, 1997
Hawthorne, NV
Robert M Proud
Mar 3, 1952 - Feb 1, 2000
Sugar Land, TX
John E Proud Sr
Sep 29, 1921 - Sep 30, 2008
Gaithersburg, MD
Lurlea Coco Proud
Aug 29, 1917 - Nov 25, 2002
Aliso Viejo, CA
Katelyn O Proud
Jul 5, 2011 - Jul 5, 2011
John Proud
May 31, 1914 - November 1986
Oswego, New York
Richard F Proud
Jan 19, 1922 - Jan 24, 2009
Parachute, CO
Oliver Proud
Oct 30, 1906 - August 1973
Kelso, Washington
Clyde W Proud
Jun 28, 1918 - Sep 4, 2005
Redding, CA
Russell E. Proud
Born: around 1957

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