Ethel Nelson (1900 - 1987)

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Ethel Nelson
1900 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Ethel Nelson was born on October 24, 1900. She died in September 1987 at 86 years old. We know that Ethel Nelson had been residing in Copalis Beach, Grays Harbor County, Washington 98535.

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Ethel Nelson died in September 1987 at 86 years old. She was born on October 24, 1900. We are unaware of information about Ethel's family or relationships. We know that Ethel Nelson had been residing in Copalis Beach, Grays Harbor County, Washington 98535.
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In 1900, in the year that Ethel Nelson was born, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1920, she was 20 years old when the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1934, by the time she was 34 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1960, she was 60 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1987, in the year of Ethel Nelson's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Ethel Maude Nelson
1881 - 1972
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1897 - 1969
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Melbourne, Australia
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Traf, Australia
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1890 - 1955
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1897 - 1954
Wimm, Australia
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Fair, Australia
Ethel Maud Bryan Nelson
Horsham, Australia
Ethel A Griffin Nelson
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Ethel May Nelson
1888 - 1944
Collingwood, Australia
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Other Nelsons

Arold Nelson
Sep 19, 1917 - November 1982
Gold Bar, Washington
Marguerite C Nelson
Aug 13, 1910 - Mar 24, 1990
Luella O Nelson
Sep 15, 1916 - Jul 21, 2010
Olympia, WA
Carl Nelson
Apr 23, 1881 - October 1964
Idaho
Annie I Nelson
Apr 25, 1911 - Oct 11, 1990
Hans Nelson
Apr 26, 1913 - August 1985
Seattle, Washington
Aaron L Nelson
Nov 1, 1921 - Feb 9, 1998
Chicago, IL
Nels Nelson
Dec 31, 1891 - March 1963
Washington
Nels Nelson
May 3, 1918 - October 1983
Naselle, Washington
Axel Nelson
Oct 11, 1912 - November 1965
Blaine, Washington
Lillian G Nelson
Jul 23, 1898 - Apr 15, 1975
Snohomish, WA
Ludwig Nelson
Jan 6, 1901 - December 1977
Centralia, Washington
Janice M Nelson
Mar 4, 1919 - Nov 28, 2007
Poulsbo, WA
William Nelson
Nov 11, 1891 - September 1967
Payette, Idaho
Elizabeth A Nelson
Nov 30, 1909 - Nov 7, 1989
Portland, OR
Charles Nelson
Aug 6, 1907 - January 1985
Vancouver, Washington
William Nelson
Oct 31, 1904 - February 1985
Yakima, Washington
Harold Nelson
Aug 6, 1909 - December 1984
Phoenix, Arizona
Rena A Nelson
Sep 8, 1905 - Mar 22, 1990
Everett, WA
Denver Nelson
Jan 23, 1909 - October 1982
Vancouver, Washington

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Rose Strawn
Dec 5, 1903 - July 1983
Copalis Beach, Washington
Rodna M Horne
Sep 25, 1899 - August 1991
Aberdeen, WA
Eva Mary Ewing
Jun 6, 1907 - Jul 20, 2008
Olympia, Washington
Mabel Stone
Jan 6, 1907 - September 1985
Puyallup, Washington
Leona Jacobs
Mar 21, 1912 - Jun 13, 1997
Tacoma, WA
Sarah F Bodey
Jul 14, 1908 - Dec 29, 1993
Copalis Crossing, WA
Lowell M Tice
Dec 2, 1909 - Jan 2, 2004
Olympia, WA
Hollis Knapp
Jul 29, 1900 - December 1956
Napoleon Corier
May 6, 1896 - April 1965
Washington
Ralph Cooper
Jul 7, 1895 - August 1967
Coos Bay, Oregon
Maurice Parker
Mar 31, 1905 - October 1974
Elma, Washington
Gayle Stewart
Sep 26, 1917 - November 1977
Ira Jewett
Feb 26, 1894 - May 1967
Ellensburg, Washington
Lois L Frankson
Sep 29, 1915 - Jul 2, 1990
Kirkland, WA
Dee Hooper
May 2, 1908 - October 1967
Portland, Oregon
Alice Mcconkey
Nov 28, 1907 - July 1987
White Salmon, Washington
Axel Magnusson
Jun 17, 1902 - February 1971
Nordland, Washington
Elmer M Storwick
Jun 13, 1913 - Oct 2, 1990
Russell E Storwick
Aug 20, 1914 - Mar 31, 2001
Seattle, WA
Oscar Lokke
Aug 3, 1901 - April 1972
Seattle, Washington
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