Florence Mccloskey (1909 - 1987)

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Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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Bernard Brilliant & friends, 1942 Ireland

Bernard Brilliant & friends, 1942 Ireland

 Bernadine McCloskey &  Harold Jones 1925 Marriage certificate

Bernadine McCloskey & Harold Jones 1925 Marriage certificate

Anna Bernadetta McCloskey, Flu Pandemic 1918

Anna Bernadetta McCloskey, Flu Pandemic 1918

Richard Joseph McCloskey family

Richard Joseph McCloskey family

Robert McCloskey and co-workers? Pre 1960

Robert McCloskey and co-workers? Pre 1960

McCloskey/McGuire Wedding?

McCloskey/McGuire Wedding?

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1909 - In the year that Florence Mccloskey was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

1924 - She was only 15 years old when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

1930 - Florence was 21 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

1932 - She was 23 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1987 - In the year of Florence Mccloskey's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Florence Mccloskey died in April 1987 at 77 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on May 29, 1909. We are unaware of information about Florence's family or relationships. We know that Florence Mccloskey had been residing in Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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