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Edith Russell (1870 - 1950)

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Edith Russell
1870 - 1950
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1870
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1950
Kooyong, Australia
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Kooyong, Australia
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Edith Russell was born in 1870. She is the child of Fielding Thomas Arkwright Russell and Sophia Emmerson Russell. She died in 1950 in Kooyong, Australia at 80 years of age.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Edith Russell passed away in 1950 in Kooyong, Australia at 80 years old. She was born in 1870. She is the child of Fielding Thomas Arkwright Russell and Sophia Emmerson Russell.
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In 1870, in the year that Edith Russell was born, on March 31st, Thomas Mundy Peterson was the first African-American male who voted in an election - a local election about the town charter. Peterson, a school principal, was also the first to hold elected office and the first to sit on a jury.

In 1887, Edith was 17 years old when on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1904, she was 34 years old when the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1916, at the age of 46 years old, Edith was alive when the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1950, in the year of Edith Russell's passing, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

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