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Ella Rhodes (1885 - 1975)

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Ella Rhodes
1885 - 1975
Born
September 5, 1885
Death
February 1975
Last Known Residence
Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa 52544
Summary
Ella Rhodes of Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa was born on September 5, 1885, and died at age 89 years old in February 1975.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Biography ID: 73462525

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Ella Rhodes passed away at age 89 years old in February 1975. Ella Rhodes of Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa was born on September 5, 1885.

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Ella Rhodes lived 18 years longer than the average Rhodes family member when she died at the age of 89.
The average age of a Rhodes family member is 71.
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1885 - 1975 World Events

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In 1885, in the year that Ella Rhodes was born, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

In 1935, by the time she was 50 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1959, at the age of 74 years old, Ella was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1966, she was 81 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1975, in the year of Ella Rhodes's passing, 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.

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