Fanny Drew (1898 - 1980)

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Fanny Drew
1898 - 1980
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October 22, 1898
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October 1980
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Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska 68124
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Fanny Drew was born on October 22, 1898. She died in October 1980 at 81 years old. We know that Fanny Drew had been residing in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska 68124.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Fanny Drew died in October 1980 at age 81. She was born on October 22, 1898. We are unaware of information about Fanny's family. We know that Fanny Drew had been residing in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska 68124.

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In 1898, in the year that Fanny Drew was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1907, by the time she was just 9 years old, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1920, she was 22 years old when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1941, she was 43 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1980, in the year of Fanny Drew's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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