Belva Methven (1887 - 1969)

Belva Methven
1887 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Belva Methven was born on September 26, 1887. She died in February 1969 at 81 years of age. We know that Belva Methven had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98144.
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Belva Methven died in February 1969 at age 81. She was born on September 26, 1887. There is no information about Belva's surviving family. We know that Belva Methven had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98144.
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In 1887, in the year that Belva Methven was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

In 1905, she was 18 years old when the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1913, at the age of 26 years old, Belva was alive when the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1951, Belva was 64 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1969, in the year of Belva Methven's passing, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

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