Elizabeth M Degnan (1922 - 1994)

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Elizabeth M Degnan
1922 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Elizabeth M Degnan was born on December 6, 1922. She died on February 16, 1994 at 71 years of age. We know that Elizabeth M Degnan had been residing in Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.


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Elizabeth M Degnan died on February 16, 1994 at 71 years old. She was born on December 6, 1922. We have no information about Elizabeth's surviving family. We know that Elizabeth M Degnan had been residing in Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.
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In 1922, in the year that Elizabeth M Degnan was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1957, at the age of 35 years old, Elizabeth was alive when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1960, she was 38 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1975, she was 53 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1994, in the year of Elizabeth M Degnan's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Thomas Degnan
Sep 8, 1884 - January 1964
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Sep 25, 1929 - Feb 2, 1997
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May 6, 1932 - Mar 28, 2007
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Pauline B Degnan
Jan 19, 1933 - Sep 25, 2000
New Britain, CT
Thomas F Degnan
Aug 20, 1935 - Jul 13, 2000
Severna Park, MD
John J Degnan
Sep 12, 1948 - Aug 5, 1993
Francis J Degnan
Aug 8, 1914 - Jan 26, 1998
Orange, CT
Dorothy F Degnan
Aug 13, 1919 - Jun 5, 2006
West Hartford, CT
Emma C Degnan
Jun 22, 1902 - Jun 21, 1988
Terryville, CT
Michael J Degnan
May 29, 1924 - May 11, 1995
Terryville, CT
Thomas Degnan
Oct 7, 1926 - December 1985
New Britain, CT
Marion E Degnan
Oct 4, 1904 - Aug 2, 1997
New Haven, CT
Aldine Degnan
Aug 22, 1880 - December 1981
Southington, CT
Josephine Degnan
Apr 4, 1905 - June 1986
New Haven, CT
Elinore F Degnan
Aug 17, 1909 - Apr 26, 1999
New Haven, CT
Thomas Degnan
May 10, 1919 - June 1985
San Francisco, CA
Dorothy M Degnan
Apr 23, 1911 - Dec 28, 2007
West Hartford, CT
Robert Degnan
Oct 6, 1925 - March 1968
Lake Worth, FL
R J Degnan
Sep 10, 1948 - January 1997
James F Degnan
Feb 6, 1906 - Sep 9, 1987
Wadsworth, OH

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