Anna Degroot (1881 - 1963)

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Anna Degroot
1881 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Anna Degroot was born on August 9, 1881. She died in October 1963 at 82 years of age. We know that Anna Degroot had been residing in Pennsylvania.


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Anna Degroot passed away in October 1963 at 82 years of age. She was born on August 9, 1881. There is no information about Anna's family or relationships. We know that Anna Degroot had been residing in Pennsylvania.
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In 1881, in the year that Anna Degroot was born, on April 28th, Billy the Kid escaped from the Lincoln County Jail in New Mexico. He killed James Bell and Robert Ollinger in the escape and then stole a horse and rode out of town. On July 14th, Pat Garrett shot and killed Billy the Kid in Billy's friend's home near Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

In 1895, Anna was just 14 years old when on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1911, at the age of 30 years old, Anna was alive when the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1930, by the time she was 49 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1963, in the year of Anna Degroot's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

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Mar 16, 1888 - January 1972
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Oct 18, 1902 - Mar 31, 1988
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Apr 25, 1904 - October 1982
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Archibald L Degroot
Dec 6, 1896 - Jan 14, 1990
John Degroot
Apr 13, 1917 - February 1981
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Jon Degroot
Jul 1, 1959 - May 1978
Raymond A Degroot
Nov 21, 1920 - Oct 17, 1996
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William Degroot
Sep 12, 1879 - April 1969
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Mary L Degroot
Jun 12, 1904 - February 1992
Vero Beach, FL
M H Degroot
Jun 8, 1931 - Nov 15, 1989
Mary E Degroot
Aug 25, 1912 - Aug 27, 1992
Lucerne, CA
John A Degroot
Dec 24, 1921 - Oct 27, 2007
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George Degroot
Apr 25, 1898 - October 1975
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Edna R Degroot
Aug 24, 1933 - Jan 18, 1994
Glenn Degroot
Jun 24, 1944 - January 1984
Provincetown, Massachusetts
Fleta Degroot
May 26, 1891 - March 1968
Essex, Maryland
Ruby M Degroot
May 26, 1915 - Oct 13, 2003
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Mary Degroot
Sep 1, 1916 - Aug 4, 1990
Volckhendt Degroot
Jul 24, 1925 - December 1965

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