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Elizabeth Nourse (Goodwin) Girard Mohr (1919 - 2015)

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Elizabeth Nourse Girard (Goodwin) Mohr
1919 - 2015
Born
September 15, 1919
Death
September 14, 2015
California United States
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Chico, Butte County, California United States
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Elizabeth Nourse (Goodwin) Girard Mohr was born on September 15, 1919. Her maiden name is Goodwin and she married into the Mohr family. She is the child of Rebecca Warren (Marks) Goodwin, with a sibling Katherine. She died on September 14, 2015 in California at 95 years old. We know that Elizabeth Nourse (Goodwin) Girard Mohr had been residing in Chico, Butte County, California United States.
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ELIZABETH NOURSE MOHR Elizabeth was born one of twin daughters to Roy and Reba Marks Goodwin on September 5, 1919 in Sacramento, CA. She died in Chico on September 14, 2015 at age 96. She graduated from Sacramento High School in 1937 and attended Sacramento Junior College graduating in 1939, then attended Secretarial School in Sacramento. On January 12, 1963 she married Homer E. Mohr in Reno, NV after a courtship of 28 days. They were married 38 years until his death in April 2001. They lived in Paradise, CA 31 years until moving to Klamath Falls, OR in 1995 and returning to Chico in 1999. Elizabeth was secretary to the Superintendent of the Pleasant Valley School District in Chico from 1962-65 and then became the first secretary at Marigold Elementary School for one year. In 1966, she became the first secretary at the new Ponderosa Elementary School in Paradise where she remained until she retired in 1979. She was a Past Honored Queen of Job's Daughters Bethel #9, Sacramento, and Past Guardian of Job's Daughters Bethel #311 in Paradise. She was also a member of Chico Widowhood Program. Elizabeth is survived by her daughters, Reba (Alan) Coombs of Carson City, NV, Jan (Ken) Friend of Grass Valley, CA, and Fern Murray of Beaverton, OR; daughter-in-law Sue Girard of Nipomo, CA; step-son Richard Mohr of Placerville, CA; step-daughters, Lois Kidder of Reno, NV and Bobbi Stuckenhoff of Buffalo, WY; niece Priscilla (Jim) Williams; nephew John J. (Margaret) Graham; one grandchild; four step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and her twin sister, Katherine (John) Graham of Elk Grove, CA. She was preceded in death by her son, Keith Girard; step-daughter, Patricia Chaix; and her special friend/compa-nion, George Robillard. Cremation will take place with interment at Eagle Point National Cemetery in Eagle Point, OR next to her husband. At her request, there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to Guide Dogs for the blind or Shriners Hospital for Children
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In 1919, in the year that Elizabeth Nourse (Goodwin) Girard Mohr was born, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1931, by the time she was merely 12 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1940, when she was 21 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1953, she was 34 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1971, at the age of 52 years old, Elizabeth Nourse was alive when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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