Elizabeth M Crispin (1901 - 1999)

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Elizabeth M Crispin
1901 - 1999
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May 13, 1901
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August 4, 1999
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Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa 50312
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Elizabeth M Crispin was born on May 13, 1901. She died on August 4, 1999 at 98 years old. We know that Elizabeth M Crispin had been residing in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa 50312.
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Elizabeth M Crispin died on August 4, 1999 at 98 years old. She was born on May 13, 1901. There is no information about Elizabeth's family or relationships. We know that Elizabeth M Crispin had been residing in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa 50312.

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In 1901, in the year that Elizabeth M Crispin was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1933, by the time she was 32 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1943, at the age of 42 years old, Elizabeth was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1958, when she was 57 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1993, by the time she was 92 years old, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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