Edith Pearl Smith (1917 - 2011)

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Edith Pearl Smith
1917 - 2011
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May 30, 1917
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April 1, 2011
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Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85021
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Edith Pearl Smith was born on May 30, 1917. She died on April 1, 2011 at 93 years of age. We know that Edith Pearl Smith had been residing in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85021.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Edith Pearl Smith died on April 1, 2011 at 93 years of age. She was born on May 30, 1917. We have no information about Edith's surviving family. We know that Edith Pearl Smith had been residing in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85021.

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In 1917, in the year that Edith Pearl Smith was born, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1929, at the age of only 12 years old, Edith was alive when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1952, at the age of 35 years old, Edith was alive when 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.

In 1961, at the age of 44 years old, Edith was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1987, at the age of 70 years old, Edith was alive when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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