Elizabeth Beker (Pope) (1878 - 1966)

Elizabeth Beker (Pope) Smith
1878 - 1966
updated September 20, 2020
Elizabeth Beker Pope was born in 1878 in Stockton, California. She was born into the Pope family and married into the Smith family. She was born to Thomas Jefferson Pope and Mourning (West) Pope, with siblings Amanda, Ann, and Margaret. Elizabeth died in 1966 in California at 88 years of age.

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Elizabeth Beker Pope
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Smith, Pope
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Elizabeth Smith was born in in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California United States
Elizabeth Smith died in in California United States
Elizabeth Smith was born in in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California United States
Elizabeth Smith died in in California United States
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California United States
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English and Cherokee

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Nov 3, 1831 - May 26, 1896
Dec 25, 1831 - Feb 28, 1913


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Elizabeth Beker Pope died in 1966 in California at age 88. She was buried in California. Elizabeth was born in 1878 in Stockton, California. She was born to Thomas Jefferson Pope and Mourning (West) Pope, with siblings Amanda, Ann, and Margaret.
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In 1878, in the year that Elizabeth Beker Pope was born, in Africa, the death of the last confirmed Cape lion occurred. The Cape lion was slightly larger than other lions and had black ears, a black mane, and black hair on its belly.

In 1898, by the time she was 20 years old, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1921, Elizabeth was 43 years old when the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1933, she was 55 years old when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1966, in the year of Elizabeth Beker Pope's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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