Florence P Whiton (1922 - 2008)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Florence P Whiton’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Florence so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Florence’s biography.

Florence P Whiton Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Florence P Whiton and her immediate Whiton family. Add to Florence P Whiton's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Florence.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Florence P Whiton? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Everett, Snohomish County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Florence finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Florence attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Florence did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Florence P Whiton is a military veteran.

Middle name

P

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Florence's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Florence's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Florence a religious woman? Add Florence’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Florence during various points of her life.

Timeline

1922 - In the year that Florence P Whiton was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

1946 - She was 24 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

1962 - She was 40 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

1969 - When she was 47 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

1975 - By the time she was 53 years old, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

Florence P Whiton Family Tree

Who was Florence’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Florence’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Florence's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Florence P Whiton
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Florence's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Florence P Whiton is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Florence P Whiton died on August 14, 2008 at 85 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on August 25, 1922. There is no information about Florence's family. We know that Florence P Whiton had been residing in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Florence P Whiton? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Florence is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Florence P Whiton

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources