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Edna Campbell (1890 - 1973)

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Edna Campbell
1890 - 1973
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May 23, 1890
Death
February 1973
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Chesterhill, Morgan County, Ohio 43728
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Edna Campbell was born on May 23, 1890. She died in February 1973 at 82 years old. We know that Edna Campbell had been residing in Chesterhill, Morgan County, Ohio 43728.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Edna Campbell passed away in February 1973 at age 82. She was born on May 23, 1890. There is no information about Edna's family. We know that Edna Campbell had been residing in Chesterhill, Morgan County, Ohio 43728.
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In 1890, in the year that Edna Campbell 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 1912, she was 22 years old when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1933, Edna was 43 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1949, when she was 59 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1973, in the year of Edna Campbell's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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