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Elsie Tvrdik (1910 - 1997)

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Elsie Tvrdik
1910 - 1997
Born
February 14, 1910
Czechoslavkia
Death
October 28, 1997
Cedar Rapids, Ia
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Elsie Tvrdik was born on February 14, 1910 at Czechoslavkia. According to her family tree, Elsie was mother to 1 child. She married Harry D Jones, and they had a child Belva (Thompson) Jones Butcher. She died on October 28, 1997 at Cedar Rapids, Ia at 87 years old.
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Mother to 1 child, she passed away on October 28, 1997 at Cedar Rapids, Ia at 87 years old. Elsie Tvrdik was born on February 14, 1910 at Czechoslavkia. According to her family tree, she married Harry D Jones, and they had a child Belva (Thompson) Jones Butcher.
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1910 - 1997 World Events

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In 1910, in the year that Elsie Tvrdik was born, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1942, Elsie was 32 years old when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1955, Elsie was 45 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1963, by the time she was 53 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1997, in the year of Elsie Tvrdik's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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