Cora Flanders (1900 - 1978)

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Cora Flanders
1900 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Cora Flanders was born on March 22, 1900. She died in January 1978 at age 77. We know that Cora Flanders had been residing in Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine 04967.


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Cora Flanders died in January 1978 at 77 years old. She was born on March 22, 1900. We are unaware of information about Cora's family or relationships. We know that Cora Flanders had been residing in Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine 04967.
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In 1900, in the year that Cora Flanders was born, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1914, at the age of just 14 years old, Cora was alive when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1931, by the time she was 31 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1955, Cora was 55 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1978, in the year of Cora Flanders's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Jan 29, 1963 - Sep 8, 1990
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Sep 29, 1906 - Sep 10, 1994
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Feb 9, 1911 - Jan 1, 1998
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