Estelle Degnan (1916 - 1998)

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Estelle Degnan
1916 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Estelle Degnan was born on July 9, 1916. She died on September 11, 1998 at 82 years old. We know that Estelle Degnan had been residing in Bethpage, Nassau County, New York.


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Estelle Degnan died on September 11, 1998 at 82 years of age. She was born on July 9, 1916. There is no information about Estelle's family or relationships. We know that Estelle Degnan had been residing in Bethpage, Nassau County, New York.
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In 1916, in the year that Estelle Degnan was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1925, when she was just 9 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1955, at the age of 39 years old, Estelle was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1962, Estelle was 46 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1998, in the year of Estelle Degnan's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Francis Degnan
May 7, 1931 - August 1981
Thomas J Degnan
Oct 1, 1923 - Sep 28, 2007
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Donald W Degnan
Sep 30, 1930 - Mar 28, 2009
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Donald J Degnan
Apr 8, 1945 - Aug 13, 2009
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Harriet Degnan
Jul 9, 1893 - April 1963
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Mary Degnan
Apr 6, 1900 - February 1981
Bronx, NY
Charles Degnan
Mar 4, 1892 - April 1975
Zephyrhills, FL
Howard Degnan
Apr 16, 1893 - April 1974
Indian Lake Estates, FL
Edward R Degnan
Feb 4, 1902 - Mar 3, 1997
Buffalo, NY
Anna Degnan
Oct 21, 1906 - October 1974
Bronx, NY
Catherine Degnan
Sep 19, 1914 - Apr 10, 1998
Binghamton, NY
Frank Degnan
Jul 9, 1898 - March 1986
Syracuse, NY
Kathryn F Degnan
Jul 11, 1927 - April 1996
Chalfont, PA
Robert Degnan
Mar 15, 1930 - March 1983
Joseph Degnan
Nov 18, 1909 - September 1981
Albany, NY
Ann Degnan
Jun 27, 1911 - November 1978
Albany, NY
Thomas Degnan
Dec 15, 1903 - November 1974
Croton on Hudson, NY
Michael J Degnan
Apr 23, 1925 - Nov 3, 2001
Jacksonville, FL
Helen D Degnan
May 20, 1912 - May 25, 2000
Albany, NY
Caroline Degnan
Sep 6, 1884 - May 1980
Jersey City, NJ

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