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Edith Windsor (1900 - 1985)

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Edith Windsor
1900 - 1985
Born
February 8, 1900
Death
January 1985
Last Known Residence
Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts 01841
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Edith Windsor of Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts was born on February 8, 1900, and died at age 84 years old in January 1985.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 5752687

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Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts 01841
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Edith Windsor passed away at age 84 years old in January 1985. Edith Windsor of Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts was born on February 8, 1900.

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Edith Windsor lived 14 years longer than the average Windsor family member when she died at the age of 84.
The average age of a Windsor family member is 70.
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1900 - 1985 World Events

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In 1900, in the year that Edith Windsor was born, the Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud published his book (written in 1899) "The Interpretation of Dreams". Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud in May of 1856, is the "father of psychoanalysis". Although he was a medical doctor, he was fascinated with the psyche and hypothesized the existence of the id, the ego, the superego, the libido, the unconscious, the Oedipus complex, and more. These are concepts that are still used by modern psychology.

In 1913, at the age of merely 13 years old, Edith was alive when the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1930, Edith was 30 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1952, Edith was 52 years old 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 1985, in the year of Edith Windsor's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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