Elizabeth Berkley Waugh (1890 - 1946)

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St Kilda, Australia

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St Kilda, Australia

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Family

Father: Waugh John Andrew Waugh
Mother: Deborah Berkley Waugh

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Berkley

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1890 - In the year that Elizabeth Berkley Waugh was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

1906 - At the age of 16 years old, Elizabeth was alive when Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

1907 - Elizabeth was 17 years old when radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

1936 - Elizabeth was 46 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1946 - In the year of Elizabeth Berkley Waugh's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Elizabeth Berkley Waugh died in 1946 in St Kilda, Australia at 56 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Elizabeth. She was born in 1890. She was born to Waugh John Andrew Waugh and Deborah Berkley Waugh, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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