Fannie Parythress (1901 - 1988)

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Fannie Parythress
1901 - 1988
July 2, 1901
July 15, 1988
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Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia 24651
Fannie Parythress was born on July 2, 1901. She died on July 15, 1988 at 87 years of age. We know that Fannie Parythress had been residing in Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia 24651.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Fannie Parythress passed away on July 15, 1988 at 87 years of age. She was born on July 2, 1901. We have no information about Fannie's family or relationships. We know that Fannie Parythress had been residing in Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia 24651.

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In 1901, in the year that Fannie Parythress was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1942, at the age of 41 years old, Fannie was alive 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 1959, Fannie was 58 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1974, Fannie was 73 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1988, in the year of Fannie Parythress's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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