Ernestine M Weis (1901 - 1999)

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Ernestine M Weis
1901 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Ernestine M Weis was born on January 22, 1901. She died on March 1, 1999 at 98 years old. We know that Ernestine M Weis had been residing in Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida 33881.


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Ernestine M Weis died on March 1, 1999 at age 98. She was born on January 22, 1901. We have no information about Ernestine's surviving family. We know that Ernestine M Weis had been residing in Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida 33881.
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In 1901, in the year that Ernestine M Weis was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1922, by the time she was 21 years old, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1957, by the time she was 56 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1988, Ernestine was 87 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1990, by the time she was 89 years old, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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