Bernard Woodward (1890 - 1972)

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Bernard Woodward
1890 - 1972
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December 13, 1890
Death
November 1972
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Rochester, Monroe County, New York 14604
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Bernard Woodward was born on December 13, 1890. He died in November 1972 at 81 years of age. We know that Bernard Woodward had been residing in Rochester, Monroe County, New York 14604.
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Bernard Woodward died in November 1972 at 81 years of age. He was born on December 13, 1890. We have no information about Bernard's surviving family. We know that Bernard Woodward had been residing in Rochester, Monroe County, New York 14604.

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In 1890, in the year that Bernard Woodward was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1910, Bernard was 20 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 1933, by the time he was 43 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1966, Bernard was 76 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1972, in the year of Bernard Woodward's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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