Emma Willard (1897 - 1976)

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Emma Willard
1897 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Emma Willard was born on June 24, 1897. She died in April 1976 at 78 years old. We know that Emma Willard had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.


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Emma Willard passed away in April 1976 at age 78. She was born on June 24, 1897. We are unaware of information about Emma's surviving family. We know that Emma Willard had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.
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1897 - 1976 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Emma Willard was born, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1906, Emma was only 9 years old when Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1946, she was 49 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1967, Emma was 70 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1976, in the year of Emma Willard's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Jul 5, 1916 - Jun 15, 2001
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William J Willard
Oct 29, 1935 - Jun 24, 2005
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Michael J Willard
Jun 1, 1943 - Apr 25, 2006
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Mary Willard
May 15, 1911 - March 1977
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Edith Willard
Jan 27, 1890 - February 1982
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Lawrence Willard
Feb 15, 1902 - July 1970
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George Willard
Feb 11, 1895 - August 1972
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Dolores Willard
Aug 15, 1919 - Aug 13, 2009
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George S Willard
May 28, 1930 - Nov 2, 2010
Reading, PA
Edna D Willard
Nov 11, 1901 - Dec 1, 1990
Charles A Willard
Feb 16, 1932 - Feb 14, 1996
Allison Park, PA
Jane C Willard
Jun 10, 1947 - Oct 5, 2003
McIndoe Falls, VT
Mary Willard
Jan 21, 1901 - January 1978
Wayne, PA
Mary C Willard
Jun 6, 1911 - Sep 11, 2001
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Lottie B Willard
Jun 9, 1895 - Apr 21, 1996
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Leroy Willard
Oct 5, 1893 - November 1977
Lancaster, PA
Harry Willard
Apr 10, 1918 - August 1986
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