Arthur Shields (1900 - 1982)

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Arthur Shields
1900 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Arthur Shields was born on December 16, 1900. He died in July 1982 at 81 years old. We know that Arthur Shields had been residing in Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon 97526.


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Arthur Shields passed away in July 1982 at age 81. He was born on December 16, 1900. We have no information about Arthur's family. We know that Arthur Shields had been residing in Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon 97526.
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In 1900, in the year that Arthur Shields was born, the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

In 1927, when he was 27 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1938, he was 38 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1968, when he was 68 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1982, in the year of Arthur Shields's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Other Arthur Shieldses

Arthur Robert Shields
around 1899 - Aug 19, 1918
Arthur John Shields
Died: Jul 30, 1916
Arthur James Shields
around 1926 - Nov 22, 1947
Arthur Shields
Died: May 8, 1915
Arthur P Shields
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
Arthur M Shields
Born: around 1900
United States
Arthur A Shields
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Arthur G Jr Shields
Born: around 1924
Kentucky, United States
Arthur G Shields
Born: around 1914
Kentucky, United States
Arthur J Shields
Born: around 1915
Florida, United States
Arthur W Shields
Born: around 1913
Tennessee, United States
Arthur W Shields
Born: around 1920
United States
Arthur W Jr Shields
Born: around 1926
United States
Arthur R Shields
Born: around 1923
United States
Arthur L Shields
Born: around 1915
Virginia, United States
Arthur Shields
Born: around 1919
Pennsylvania, United States
Arthur D Shields
Born: around 1920
New Jersey, United States
Arthur Shields
Born: around 1898
New York, United States
Arthur C Shields
Born: around 1911
New York, United States
Arthur L Shields
Born: around 1924
Massachusetts, United States

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Elberta M Shields
Oct 21, 1911 - Sep 21, 2001
San Jose, CA
Ray C Shields
Jun 12, 1914 - Dec 23, 1994
Yakima, WA
Eugene L Shields
Sep 7, 1919 - Jun 15, 2011
Yakima, WA
F W Shields
Feb 27, 1912 - Jul 4, 2004
Yakima, WA
Frank Shields
Dec 28, 1887 - January 1964
Yakima, Washington
Frederick S Shields
Oct 22, 1909 - Mar 23, 1998
Richland, WA
Roy Shields
May 30, 1909 - January 1979
Everett, Washington
Donald L Shields
Oct 6, 1910 - Mar 31, 2003
Marysville, WA
Carl Shields
Aug 22, 1904 - November 1986
Seattle, Washington
Edward F Shields
Oct 14, 1918 - May 23, 2008
Kenmore, WA
Delbert E Shields
Nov 14, 1922 - May 25, 1993
Kelso, WA
Thora v Shields
Jan 15, 1912 - Oct 22, 1986
Ephrata, WA
Kenneth Shields
Apr 4, 1922 - April 1963
Keely Marie Shields
Mar 5, 1987 - Oct 14, 2010
Velma J Shields
Aug 10, 1920 - Mar 31, 2007
Renton, WA
Harry Shields
Mar 12, 1921 - March 1986
Arnett, Oklahoma
Andrew J Shields
Sep 8, 1988 - May 31, 2008
Barbara R Shields
Feb 18, 1927 - Jul 29, 2002
Kansas City, MO
Walter A Shields
Sep 4, 1925 - Jun 19, 1997
Boston, MA
Hazel G Shields
Jul 1, 1910 - Aug 10, 2010
Richland, WA

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John Bauer
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Glendale, California
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Saratoga, CA
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Omar M Stenesen
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Esther Eriksen
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Henry Kruse
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Lomita, California
Thomas E Cunningham
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Alvar K Ulappa
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Portland, OR
Conard H Crock
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Stewart Rugg
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