Catherine L Sandell (1917 - 1999)

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Catherine L Sandell
1917 - 1999
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February 5, 1917
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May 13, 1999
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Fairview, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16415
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Catherine L Sandell was born on February 5, 1917. She died on May 13, 1999 at 82 years old. We know that Catherine L Sandell had been residing in Fairview, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16415.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Catherine L Sandell passed away on May 13, 1999 at 82 years of age. She was born on February 5, 1917. We have no information about Catherine's family or relationships. We know that Catherine L Sandell had been residing in Fairview, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16415.

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In 1917, in the year that Catherine L Sandell was born, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1928, when she was only 11 years old, 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 1946, at the age of 29 years old, Catherine was alive when 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.

In 1962, she was 45 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1990, at the age of 73 years old, Catherine was alive when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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