Anna Dawson (1888 - 1963)

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Anna Dawson
1888 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Anna Dawson was born on September 15, 1888. She died in January 1963 at age 74. We know that Anna Dawson had been residing in Pennsylvania.


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Anna Dawson passed away in January 1963 at age 74. She was born on September 15, 1888. There is no information about Anna's family. We know that Anna Dawson had been residing in Pennsylvania.
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In 1888, in the year that Anna Dawson was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1913, when she was 25 years old, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1921, by the time she was 33 years old, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1935, when she was 47 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1963, in the year of Anna Dawson's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Feb 8, 1948 - Sep 2, 2006
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Jul 22, 1896 - Nov 15, 1989
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Jan 24, 1929 - Jun 7, 1992
Houston, PA
Michele Dawson
Mar 18, 1958 - Nov 7, 2010
Fannie L Dawson
Feb 22, 1903 - Apr 15, 1991
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Aug 20, 1881 - October 1965
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Oct 17, 1906 - September 1984
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Oct 24, 1915 - Nov 24, 1990
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Nov 14, 1923 - Nov 5, 2009
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Albert F Dawson
Mar 13, 1925 - Jun 6, 2002
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Apr 29, 1925 - December 1986
Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Philip Dawson
Jun 15, 1925 - July 1979
Thomas Dawson
Jul 13, 1924 - October 1973

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