Florence Tanner (1905 - 1967)

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Willamette National Cemetery
Section B Site 1844,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War I

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Florence (Coyne) and Oscar Tanner

Florence (Coyne) and Oscar Tanner

Florence Tanner

Florence Tanner

Charles D Tanner

Charles D Tanner

Buddy & Rene (Irle) Tanner

Buddy & Rene (Irle) Tanner

Tanner Children

Tanner Children

Annie Mae Tanner

Annie Mae Tanner

Stacy Denise Tanner

Stacy Denise Tanner

Sharon K. (Mcclary) Tanner

Sharon K. (Mcclary) Tanner

Mrs Patrick Campbell

Mrs Patrick Campbell

Jim Tanner and Graduating Class 1945

Jim Tanner and Graduating Class 1945

Marlon Tanner Stout

Marlon Tanner Stout

Covington Family

Covington Family

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1905 - In the year that Florence Tanner was born, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

1931 - Florence was 26 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1946 - By the time she was 41 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

1947 - By the time she was 42 years old, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

1967 - In the year of Florence Tanner's passing, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

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Florence Tanner died on December 14, 1967 at age 61. There is no known cause of death. She was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section B Site 1844, Portland, Or. She was born on December 29, 1905. We are unaware of information about Florence's immediate family.

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