Edith Agnes Mckellar

(1880 - 1952)

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Edith Agnes Mckellar
1880 - 1952
Born
1880
Death
1952
Cham, Australia
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Cham, Australia
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Edith Agnes Mckellar was born in 1880. She was born to Morgan James Olisha Mckellar and Clara Graham Mckellar. She died in 1952 in Cham, Australia at 72 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Edith Agnes Mckellar died in 1952 in Cham, Australia at 72 years old. She was born in 1880. She was born to Morgan James Olisha Mckellar and Clara Graham Mckellar.

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In 1880, in the year that Edith Agnes Mckellar was born, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1893, she was only 13 years old when on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1933, when she was 53 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1941, at the age of 61 years old, Edith was alive when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1952, in the year of Edith Agnes Mckellar's passing, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

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