Catherine Harding Prismall (1870 - 1946)

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Family

Father: Doyle William Elias Prismall
Mother: Norah Cantwell Prismall

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Harding

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1870 - In the year that Catherine Harding Prismall was born, on March 31st, Thomas Mundy Peterson was the first African-American male who voted in an election - a local election about the town charter. Peterson, a school principal, was also the first to hold elected office and the first to sit on a jury.

1874 - At the age of only 4 years old, Catherine was alive when on May 20th, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were approved for a patent for "blue jeans with copper rivets". They charged $13.50 per dozen jeans. Although the term "jeans" was first used in 1795 - in Italy - using rivets to reinforce stress points in jeans such as pockets and the bottom of the fly was an original idea..

1918 - She was 48 years old when 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.

1921 - She was 51 years old when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

1946 - In the year of Catherine Harding Prismall's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Catherine Harding Prismall died in 1946 in Fitzroy, Australia at 76 years old. There is no known cause of death for Catherine. She was born in 1870. She was born to Doyle William Elias Prismall and Norah Cantwell Prismall, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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