Edith Demaria (1890 - 1978)

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Edith Demaria
1890 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Edith Demaria was born on December 13, 1890. She died in February 1978 at 87 years of age. We know that Edith Demaria had been residing in New Providence, Union County, New Jersey 07974.

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Edith Demaria died in February 1978 at age 87. She was born on December 13, 1890. We have no information about Edith's family. We know that Edith Demaria had been residing in New Providence, Union County, New Jersey 07974.
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1890 - 1978 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Edith Demaria was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1905, at the age of only 15 years old, Edith was alive when the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1927, by the time she was 37 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1935, she was 45 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1978, in the year of Edith Demaria'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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Jun 24, 1902 - Mar 4, 1995
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Mar 6, 1939 - Oct 24, 1996
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Apr 11, 1913 - Aug 30, 1995
Troy, NY
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Palm Springs, CA
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Somerville, NJ
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Sep 20, 1919 - Nov 1, 2000
Brooklyn, NY
Angelo Demaria
Jun 18, 1893 - January 1985
Brooklyn, NY
Paul Demaria
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Silvio Demaria
Jun 29, 1904 - July 1973
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Mar 27, 1936 - July 1989
Joseph Demaria
Dec 27, 1898 - August 1981
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