Florence Grimes (1896 - 1978)

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Florence Grimes
1896 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Florence Grimes was born on October 25, 1896. She died in July 1978 at 81 years of age. We know that Florence Grimes had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.


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Florence Grimes passed away in July 1978 at age 81. She was born on October 25, 1896. We have no information about Florence's surviving family. We know that Florence Grimes had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
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1896 - 1978 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that Florence Grimes was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1904, at the age of merely 8 years old, Florence was alive when the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1938, at the age of 42 years old, Florence was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1964, Florence was 68 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1978, in the year of Florence Grimes'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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Florence Arneta Grimes
Oct 13, 1956 - Jun 7, 2000
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Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 28, 1988
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around 1901  - Jul 18, 1901
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Florence L. (Cliffs) Grimes
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Florence Grimes
Feb 7, 1904 - November 1991
Florence O Grimes
Apr 5, 1916 - Jul 21, 1988
Suitland, MD
Florence W Grimes
Aug 19, 1895 - Jul 28, 1988
Portland, OR
Florence Grimes
Nov 22, 1878 - March 1974
San Diego, California
Florence Grimes
Nov 7, 1900 - December 1968
Burns, Oregon
Florence E Grimes
Dec 6, 1914 - Aug 20, 2000
Lacey, WA
Florence L Grimes
Jun 29, 1945 - Jan 3, 1996
Phoenix, AZ
Florence W Grimes
Mar 25, 1916 - Sep 20, 1990
Florence Grimes
Oct 26, 1902 - April 1971
Denver, Colorado
Florence C Grimes
Dec 29, 1906 - Jun 18, 1992
Missoula, MT
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Dec 25, 1882 - October 1967
Kansas City, Missouri
Florence D Grimes
Apr 28, 1912 - Feb 7, 2003
Eolia, MO
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May 1, 1890 - May 1967
Kansas City, Missouri
Florence Grimes
Aug 31, 1886 - February 1975
De Witt, Missouri

Other Grimeses

Alston Grimes
Mar 31, 1903 - April 1985
Pittsburgh, PA
John Grimes
Sep 9, 1882 - May 1970
Canonsburg, PA
Walter Grimes
Jun 8, 1905 - May 1980
Elizabeth, PA
Charles Grimes
Mar 31, 1895 - December 1974
Elizabeth, PA
Kathleen Grimes
Jul 11, 1905 - Feb 20, 1995
Jeannette, PA
Joseph Grimes
Dec 18, 1897 - April 1985
Pittsburgh, PA
Catherine Grimes
Oct 27, 1913 - January 1982
New Orleans, LA
Charles Grimes
Dec 10, 1909 - November 1976
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Rose Grimes
Aug 24, 1912 - June 1986
Pittsburgh, PA
Raymond G Grimes
Sep 28, 1920 - Sep 21, 2000
Sicklerville, NJ
Marie H Grimes
Mar 15, 1918 - Sep 21, 2007
Winter Garden, FL
Edmund Grimes
Sep 10, 1909 - July 1979
Archbald, PA
Lester Grimes
Jul 16, 1899 - April 1967
Philadelphia, PA
Olive Grimes
Sep 19, 1890 - August 1987
Paoli, PA
Pauline Grimes
Sep 4, 1927 - Aug 21, 2003
Philadelphia, PA
Signa Grimes
Jun 29, 1907 - October 1980
Cressie Grimes
May 18, 1899 - October 1987
Atlanta, GA
Marie Grimes
Aug 23, 1891 - February 1972
Philadelphia, PA
Bernard T Grimes
Aug 31, 1939 - May 1, 2003
Wyncote, PA
Ralph T Grimes
Aug 31, 1952 - Oct 31, 1995

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Gertrude Ulmer
Feb 24, 1889 - February 1987
Philadelphia, PA
Ida C Mcdonald
Aug 13, 1896 - Mar 8, 1993
Philadelphia, PA
Valeria Tomei
Mar 20, 1903 - January 1986
Pittsburgh, PA
Beulah Taylor
Sep 8, 1896 - January 1986
Claysville, PA
Dorothy Hart
Sep 6, 1884 - September 1973
Bryn Mawr, PA
Marie Holzapfel
Feb 16, 1906 - Jan 8, 1997
Reading, PA
Martha White
Jun 5, 1890 - August 1983
Marcus Hook, PA
Ida Barash
Aug 1, 1881 - March 1978
Lansdowne, PA
Adeline Derose
Mar 21, 1900 - May 1982
Philadelphia, PA
Florence M Evans
Jan 31, 1904 - Sep 22, 1995
Temple, PA
Loretta Diehl
Feb 3, 1896 - August 1981
Mather, PA
Mary Tobin
Jun 25, 1898 - Dec 12, 1987
Plymouth, PA
Anna Logan
Jan 1, 1896 - January 1977
Spring House, PA
Emma Rafter
Mar 16, 1902 - May 16, 1994
Smock, PA
Maggie May
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Fredericksburg, PA
Clara Berger
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Kathryn Gerhardt
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Hershey, PA
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Dec 16, 1899 - July 1984
Paramus, NJ
Barbara Pennell
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Clearfield, PA
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