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Etta See (1902 - 1978)

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Etta See
1902 - 1978
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August 29, 1902
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August 1978
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Gwynn Oak, Baltimore County, Maryland 21207
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Etta See was born on August 29, 1902. She died in August 1978 at 75 years of age. We know that Etta See had been residing in Gwynn Oak, Baltimore County, Maryland 21207.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Etta See died in August 1978 at 75 years old. She was born on August 29, 1902. We are unaware of information about Etta's immediate family. We know that Etta See had been residing in Gwynn Oak, Baltimore County, Maryland 21207.
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In 1902, in the year that Etta See was born, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1921, Etta was 19 years old when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1942, she was 40 years old when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1963, Etta was 61 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1978, in the year of Etta See's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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