Collen Waggoner (1884 - 1977)

Collen Waggoner
1884 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Collen Waggoner was born on September 8, 1884. She died in October 1977 at 93 years old. We know that Collen Waggoner had been residing in Salem, Marion County, Oregon 97301.
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Collen Waggoner passed away in October 1977 at 93 years old. She was born on September 8, 1884. We are unaware of information about Collen's family or relationships. We know that Collen Waggoner had been residing in Salem, Marion County, Oregon 97301.
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In 1884, in the year that Collen Waggoner was born, on December 6th, the Washington Monument was completed. Building began in 1848 but was stopped because of lack of funds and also due to the Civil War. It would be dedicated in 1885. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest structure in the world.

In 1896, by the time she was merely 12 years old, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1905, when she was 21 years old, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1945, by the time she was 61 years old, on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1977, in the year of Collen Waggoner's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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