Celia B Stewart (1908 - 2002)

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High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina

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Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter

James Cagney, Jimmy Stewart, Orson Welles

James Cagney, Jimmy Stewart, Orson Welles

Edna P Stewart

Edna P Stewart

Holly C. (Stewart) Maxey

Holly C. (Stewart) Maxey

Helen Hayes and James Stewart

Helen Hayes and James Stewart

Dort W Clark and James Stewart

Dort W Clark and James Stewart

Phillip Bernard Stewart

Phillip Bernard Stewart

Bessie Estella Swarthout Stewart family

Bessie Estella Swarthout Stewart family

Myrtle Edwards Stewart

Myrtle Edwards Stewart

Myrtle Edwards Stewart

Myrtle Edwards Stewart

Francis and Juanita Stewart

Francis and Juanita Stewart

Juanita Elizabeth (Bryant) Murphy-Stewart

Juanita Elizabeth (Bryant) Murphy-Stewart

Paul James Stewart, WWII

Paul James Stewart, WWII

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Terry Ann Cook and friends Thelma Ritter James Cagney, Jimmy Stewart, Orson Welles Edna P Stewart

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1908 - In the year that Celia B Stewart was born, Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

1941 - At the age of 33 years old, Celia was alive when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1951 - By the time she was 43 years old, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1960 - Celia was 52 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1993 - Celia was 85 years old when on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Celia B Stewart passed away on December 23, 2002 at 94 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on October 27, 1908. There is no information about Celia's immediate family. We know that Celia B Stewart had been residing in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina.

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