Esther Anderson (1895 - 1999)

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Marcus, Cherokee County, Iowa

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Thomas /Anderson Girls

Thomas /Anderson Girls

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Jelani D Anderson

Jelani D Anderson

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Edla Anderson and descendants

Edla Anderson and descendants

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

James H Anderson

James H Anderson

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

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Maxwell Anderson - Playwright & Lyricist Thomas /Anderson Girls Grave record, Londonderry UK Jelani D Anderson

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1895 - In the year that Esther Anderson was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

1906 - Esther was only 11 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.

1941 - Esther was 46 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.

1977 - Esther was 82 years old when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

1999 - In the year of Esther Anderson's passing, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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Esther Anderson died on August 10, 1999 at 104 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Esther. She was born on May 14, 1895. We have no information about Esther's family. We know that Esther Anderson had been residing in Marcus, Cherokee County, Iowa.

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