Bertha Phillips (1874 - 1966)

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Bertha Phillips
1874 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Bertha Phillips was born on November 17, 1874. She died in October 1966 at 91 years old. We know that Bertha Phillips had been residing in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54901.

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Bertha Phillips died in October 1966 at 91 years old. She was born on November 17, 1874. We are unaware of information about Bertha's immediate family. We know that Bertha Phillips had been residing in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54901.
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In 1874, in the year that Bertha Phillips was born, on September 14th, the Battle of Liberty Place occurred in New Orleans - the capital of Louisiana. Some members of the previous Confederate Army assembled for the purpose of "driving the usurpers from power" and the Republican Governor - William P. Kellogg - was physically driven from his office. The former Confederates temporarily replaced him with (the former) Democratic Governor John McEnery. Federal forces arrived, put down the insurrection, and five days later the legally elected government was restored.

In 1888, at the age of just 14 years old, Bertha was alive when on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

In 1919, she was 45 years old when on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1934, Bertha was 60 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1966, in the year of Bertha Phillips's passing, 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.

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Elizabeth C Phillips
Jan 29, 1919 - Jun 24, 2008
Winston Salem, NC
Ralph B Phillips
May 23, 1932 - Aug 5, 2011
Pulaski, WI
Donald R Phillips
Jul 9, 1930 - Dec 6, 2005
Goshen, IN
Lorraine F Phillips
Feb 19, 1932 - Jan 8, 2002
Waynesville, OH
Donald Phillips
Dec 23, 1933 - December 1971
Helen M Phillips
Aug 17, 1909 - Jun 27, 1998
Monroe, WI
John J Phillips
Oct 5, 1934 - Mar 6, 2005
Sun Prairie, WI
Darrell Phillips
Jan 2, 1932 - August 1981
Oxford, Wisconsin
Gladys L Phillips
Mar 11, 1927 - Jan 15, 2010
Mount Horeb, WI
Stanley Phillips
Jun 27, 1937 - August 1971
Michael N Phillips
Jan 27, 1937 - Apr 1, 2010
Kenosha, WI
Albert Phillips
Nov 18, 1887 - January 1979
Owen, Wisconsin
Susie Phillips
Nov 25, 1876 - January 1967
Boscobel, Wisconsin
Sally M Phillips
Dec 10, 1939 - Jun 9, 2003
Phillips, WI
Katherine J Phillips
Sep 8, 1942 - Sep 3, 2008
Thousand Oaks, California
Vernon R Phillips
Jul 26, 1941 - Mar 25, 2000
Zion, IL
Robert H Phillips
Apr 8, 1938 - Jul 4, 1992
Robert W Phillips
Sep 3, 1943 - Oct 26, 2007
Pewaukee, WI
Hulda Phillips
Aug 27, 1894 - April 1985
Viroqua, Wisconsin
Joseph A Phillips
Apr 19, 1902 - Jun 15, 1969
Milwaukee, WI

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Dec 17, 1928 - Mar 9, 2008
Appleton, WI
Michael J Kolb
Sep 18, 1921 - Feb 26, 1997
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Ethel Barber
Jun 27, 1899 - February 1979
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Carole J Reide
Mar 22, 1935 - Dec 29, 2005
Oshkosh, WI
Mary Forsythe
Aug 6, 1888 - August 1977
Neenah, Wisconsin
Elizabeth T Gerth
May 23, 1931 - Mar 22, 2002
Oshkosh, WI
Louisa Lyness
Mar 23, 1886 - June 1969
Van Dyne, Wisconsin
Marie Dettler
Mar 3, 1891 - January 1976
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Thomas Killilea
Aug 10, 1933 - Sep 6, 1993
Clara Zacharias
May 30, 1894 - October 1981
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Richard Mayer
Apr 9, 1891 - January 1978
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Marija Kaulins
Oct 17, 1910 - Feb 2, 1996
Milwaukee, WI
Raymond Debroux
Aug 17, 1896 - December 1983
Menasha, Wisconsin
Leland J Lee
Jun 11, 1912 - Apr 30, 2003
Winneconne, WI
Richard Jordan
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Oshkosh, WI
Iva Holiday
May 14, 1890 - January 1978
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Louis Eisenach
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A Elwood
Oct 2, 1900 - January 1984
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