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Florence Helen Lewis (1897 - 1973)

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Florence Helen Lewis
1897 - 1973
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1897
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1973
Ment, Australia
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Ment, Australia
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Florence Helen Lewis was born in 1897. She is the child of Kanter Gustave Lewis and Margaret Byrne Lewis. She died in 1973 in Ment, Australia at age 76.
Updated: September 4, 2013
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Florence Helen Lewis died in 1973 in Ment, Australia at 76 years of age. She was born in 1897. She is the child of Kanter Gustave Lewis and Margaret Byrne Lewis.
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In 1897, in the year that Florence Helen Lewis was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1918, when she was 21 years old, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1955, by the time she was 58 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1969, when she was 72 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1973, in the year of Florence Helen Lewis's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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