Ethel Drylie (1897 - 1982)

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Ethel Drylie
1897 - 1982
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January 25, 1897
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August 1982
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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15221
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Ethel Drylie was born on January 25, 1897. She died in August 1982 at 85 years old. We know that Ethel Drylie had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15221.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Ethel Drylie passed away in August 1982 at 85 years of age. She was born on January 25, 1897. There is no information about Ethel's surviving family. We know that Ethel Drylie had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15221.

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In 1897, in the year that Ethel Drylie was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1941, she was 44 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1963, at the age of 66 years old, Ethel was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1974, by the time she was 77 years old, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1982, in the year of Ethel Drylie's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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