Blanche Shugrue (1893 - 1970)

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Blanche Shugrue
1893 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Blanche Shugrue was born on August 30, 1893. She died in May 1970 at 76 years old. We know that Blanche Shugrue had been residing in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts 01830.


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Blanche Shugrue passed away in May 1970 at 76 years of age. She was born on August 30, 1893. We are unaware of information about Blanche's family or relationships. We know that Blanche Shugrue had been residing in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts 01830.
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In 1893, in the year that Blanche Shugrue was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1902, when she was merely 9 years old, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1918, by the time she was 25 years old, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1928, at the age of 35 years old, Blanche was alive when 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.

In 1970, in the year of Blanche Shugrue's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Margaret Shugrue
Apr 19, 1912 - October 1975
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Jan 15, 1930 - Feb 15, 2007
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Mary Shugrue
Apr 1, 1908 - May 1981
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Pamela Shugrue
May 13, 1954 - Apr 28, 2010
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Mary Elizabeth Shugrue
Aug 22, 1981 - Jan 7, 2008
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Alice I Shugrue
Jan 31, 1905 - Dec 31, 1996
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Thomas Shugrue
Oct 6, 1904 - June 1977
Westerly, RI
Violet A Shugrue
May 22, 1922 - Aug 7, 2008
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George Shugrue
Jul 9, 1907 - August 1981
Cranston, RI
Martin R Shugrue
Aug 31, 1940 - Mar 7, 1999
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Jul 20, 1904 - Mar 29, 2003
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George v Shugrue
Mar 15, 1925 - Nov 8, 2007
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Ann M Shugrue
Jul 26, 1916 - Mar 6, 2005
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Mary A Shugrue
Dec 30, 1943 - Jul 11, 1996
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