Florence Glasgow (1913 - 2005)

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Florence Glasgow
1913 - 2005
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August 7, 1913
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November 24, 2005
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511
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Florence Glasgow was born on August 7, 1913. She died on November 24, 2005 at 92 years of age. We know that Florence Glasgow had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Florence Glasgow died on November 24, 2005 at age 92. She was born on August 7, 1913. There is no information about Florence's surviving family. We know that Florence Glasgow had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511.

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In 1913, in the year that Florence Glasgow was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1927, when she was only 14 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1945, Florence was 32 years old when on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

In 1966, at the age of 53 years old, Florence was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1972, by the time she was 59 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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