Elsie Darago (1897 - 1973)

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Elsie Darago
1897 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Elsie Darago was born on February 22, 1897. She died in December 1973 at age 76. We know that Elsie Darago had been residing in North Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey 08902.


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Elsie Darago passed away in December 1973 at 76 years old. She was born on February 22, 1897. We are unaware of information about Elsie's surviving family. We know that Elsie Darago had been residing in North Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey 08902.
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In 1897, in the year that Elsie Darago was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1906, at the age of merely 9 years old, Elsie was alive when English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1936, by the time she was 39 years old, 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.

In 1941, she was 44 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1973, in the year of Elsie Darago's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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Louis Darago
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Josephine Darago
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Jeffrey D Darago
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Elizabeth Darago
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Edna M Darago
Aug 20, 1903 - December 1994
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Albert Darago
Feb 14, 1923 - December 1974
Sara Darago
Jun 27, 1895 - January 1987
Clinton, Maryland
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Jun 6, 1929 - Apr 24, 1996
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Feb 6, 1902 - August 1975
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Henriette Darago
Nov 20, 1904 - February 1970
Parkville, Maryland
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Dec 20, 1914 - Nov 29, 2001
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Joseph F Darago
Jul 5, 1916 - Feb 16, 2006
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Joseph Darago
Sep 5, 1888 - May 1973
Roanoke, Virginia
Josephine Darago
Jul 22, 1891 - October 1973
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