Beatrice Phillips (1892 - 1976)

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Beatrice Phillips
1892 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Beatrice Phillips was born on September 16, 1892. She died in November 1976 at 84 years old. We know that Beatrice Phillips had been residing in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana 46012.

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Beatrice Phillips died in November 1976 at 84 years old. She was born on September 16, 1892. We are unaware of information about Beatrice's family or relationships. We know that Beatrice Phillips had been residing in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana 46012.
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1892 - 1976 World Events

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In 1892, in the year that Beatrice Phillips was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1910, Beatrice was 18 years old when the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1937, by the time she was 45 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1957, she was 65 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1976, in the year of Beatrice Phillips's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Jul 27, 1913 - Mar 20, 2006
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Amy Phillips
Jan 2, 1892 - February 1976
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Bonnie Phillips
Aug 9, 1905 - April 1977
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Isabell Phillips
Sep 16, 1884 - November 1963
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Albert Phillips
Oct 28, 1913 - May 1982
Rochester, Indiana
Rachel C Phillips
Apr 7, 1983 - Jan 20, 2004
Chesterton, IN
Mary L Phillips
Oct 20, 1920 - March 1996
West Lafayette, IN
Betty Phillips
May 21, 1922 - February 1981
G G Phillips
Aug 28, 1920 - Sep 29, 1989
Bradenton, FL
Olin B Phillips
Sep 2, 1916 - Mar 17, 1989
Chicago, IL
Earl Phillips
Oct 27, 1891 - December 1984
Martinsville, Indiana
Dorothy M Phillips
May 1, 1920 - Jan 22, 1999
Naples, FL
Clarence Phillips
Sep 10, 1910 - Feb 10, 1999
Delphi, IN
Dale M Phillips
Apr 26, 1921 - May 4, 1997
Seminole, FL
Viola G Phillips
Jan 29, 1917 - July 1990
Bishop Phillips
Aug 6, 1895 - October 1978
Evansville, Indiana
Louis Phillips
Jan 29, 1901 - December 1976
Tennyson, Indiana
Nancy Phillips
Oct 6, 1890 - February 1971
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Robert Phillips
Oct 2, 1915 - February 1986
Lexington, Kentucky
Gene W Phillips
Nov 2, 1918 - Feb 27, 2007
Huntington, IN

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