Beatrice Baxter (1914 - 2001)

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Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida

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William R.Ewing, Joseph A. Poshefko, Miran R. Black, and James W. Thrift

William R.Ewing, Joseph A. Poshefko, Miran R. Black, and James W. Thrift

Ray and Lori Baxter

Ray and Lori Baxter

Lori A. (Moore) Pohorelsky

Lori A. (Moore) Pohorelsky

Angela Dawn Baxter

Angela Dawn Baxter

Angela Dawn Baxter

Angela Dawn Baxter

Ryan M Baxter

Ryan M Baxter

Ruth Baxter - Berkeley, California

Ruth Baxter - Berkeley, California

Ruth Baxter - California

Ruth Baxter - California

Ruth Baxter, mother of Alfred & Jean Baxter

Ruth Baxter, mother of Alfred & Jean Baxter

Alfred Baxter 1929 Genealogy

Alfred Baxter 1929 Genealogy

Anne Baxter

Anne Baxter

William Baxter, Salford, UK

William Baxter, Salford, UK

Elizabeth Alice Baxter

Elizabeth Alice Baxter

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Israel Baxter William R.Ewing, Joseph A. Poshefko, Miran R. Black, and James W. Thrift Ray and Lori Baxter Lori A. (Moore) Pohorelsky

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1914 - In the year that Beatrice Baxter was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

1928 - By the time she was merely 14 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

1933 - By the time she was 19 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

1941 - Beatrice was 27 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1944 - By the time she was 30 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

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Beatrice Baxter passed away on May 8, 2001 at 86 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Beatrice. She was born on October 14, 1914. There is no information about Beatrice's family or relationships. We know that Beatrice Baxter had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida.

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