Edith Fox (1899 - 1986)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Edith Fox’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Edith so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Edith’s biography.

Edith Fox Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Edith Fox and her immediate Fox family. Add to Edith Fox's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Edith.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Edith Fox? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Edith finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Edith attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Edith did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Edith Fox is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Edith's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Edith's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Edith a religious woman? Add Edith’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Edith during various points of her life.

Timeline

1899 - In the year that Edith Fox was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1901 - Edith was just 2 years old when the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

1911 - Edith was only 12 years old when the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

1974 - At the age of 75 years old, Edith was alive when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

1986 - In the year of Edith Fox's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

Edith Fox Family Tree

Who was Edith’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Edith’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Edith's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Edith Fox
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Edith's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Edith Fox is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Edith Fox died in October 1986 at 86 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on December 5, 1899. There is no information about Edith's family or relationships. We know that Edith Fox had been residing in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Edith Fox? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Edith is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Edith Fox

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources