Florence Sprague (1893 - 1986)

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Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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Raymond P Valentine Family

Raymond P Valentine Family

Warren Lordly's Family Easter 1963

Warren Lordly's Family Easter 1963

Ruth Jacobs, July 4th, 1923

Ruth Jacobs, July 4th, 1923

Escher or Sprague Woman

Escher or Sprague Woman

My GGgrandfather Henry Sprague

My GGgrandfather Henry Sprague

GONE FISHING

GONE FISHING

Mollie Hirshburg Sprague & Floyd

Mollie Hirshburg Sprague & Floyd

Beryl Sprague

Beryl Sprague

Baby In A Casket

Baby In A Casket

MYSTERY ?Alverta? Violet SPRAGUE

MYSTERY ?Alverta? Violet SPRAGUE

Lavina (RICHMOND) and John H. SPRAGUE

Lavina (RICHMOND) and John H. SPRAGUE

Annie Laura "Faye" (ALLEN) and Robert Franklin SPRAGUE

Annie Laura "Faye" (ALLEN) and Robert Franklin SPRAGUE

The Robert Franklin SPRAGUE Family

The Robert Franklin SPRAGUE Family

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Stephen W Sprague Raymond P Valentine Family Warren Lordly's Family Easter 1963 Ruth Jacobs, July 4th, 1923

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1893 - In the year that Florence Sprague was born, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

1935 - When she was 42 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

1955 - At the age of 62 years old, Florence was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1962 - When she was 69 years old, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

1986 - In the year of Florence Sprague's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Florence Sprague passed away in January 1986 at age 92. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on March 21, 1893. We are unaware of information about Florence's family. We know that Florence Sprague had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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