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Burke Wagstaff (1916 - 1986)

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Burke Wagstaff
1916 - 1986
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April 16, 1916
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June 1986
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Lakebay, Pierce County, Washington 98349
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Burke Wagstaff was born on April 16, 1916. Burke died in June 1986 at 70 years of age. We know that Burke Wagstaff had been residing in Lakebay, Pierce County, Washington 98349.
Updated: November 12, 2011
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Burke Wagstaff died in June 1986 at 70 years old. Burke was born on April 16, 1916. There is no information about Burke's family. We know that Burke Wagstaff had been residing in Lakebay, Pierce County, Washington 98349.
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1916 - 1986 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Burke Wagstaff was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1929, at the age of merely 13 years old, Burke was alive when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1948, by the time this person was 32 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1954, this person was 38 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1986, in the year of Burke Wagstaff's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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