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Clara Ernst (1882 - 1972)

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Clara Ernst
1882 - 1972
Born
February 7, 1882
Death
September 1972
Last Known Residence
Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin 53140
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Clara Ernst of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin was born on February 7, 1882, and died at age 90 years old in September 1972.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 54796902

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Clara Ernst passed away at age 90 years old in September 1972. Clara Ernst of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin was born on February 7, 1882.

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Clara Ernst lived 15 years longer than the average Ernst family member when she died at the age of 90.
The average age of an Ernst family member is 75.
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1882 - 1972 World Events

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In 1882, in the year that Clara Ernst was born, on March 22nd, the Edmunds Act - passed by Congress - made polygamy a felony. The Act also banned "bigamous" relationships and "unlawful cohabitation", making it illegal for polygamists and those who simply lived together without marrying to vote, be on a jury, or hold a public office.

In 1919, at the age of 37 years old, Clara was alive when on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1956, Clara was 74 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1962, at the age of 80 years old, Clara was alive when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1972, in the year of Clara Ernst's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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