Florine C Matthews (1910 - 1990)

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Florine C Matthews
1910 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Florine C Matthews was born on September 26, 1910. She died on November 19, 1990 at age 80.


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Florine C Matthews passed away on November 19, 1990 at age 80. She was born on September 26, 1910. We are unaware of information about Florine's immediate family.
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In 1910, in the year that Florine C Matthews was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1941, at the age of 31 years old, Florine was alive when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1950, by the time she was 40 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1986, she was 76 years old when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1990, in the year of Florine C Matthews's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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Oct 8, 1927 - Sep 6, 2004
Ozark, AL
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Plant City, Florida
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Edwardsville, IL
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Griffin, Georgia
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Dec 6, 1934 - June 1978
Fuquay Varina, North Carolina
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Sep 6, 1918 - March 1971
East Bend, North Carolina
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Oct 20, 1896 - January 1978
East Bend, North Carolina
Joseph E Matthews
Nov 3, 1900 - Jan 10, 1988
East Bend, NC
Gholar Matthews
Nov 15, 1898 - August 1986
Yadkinville, North Carolina
Gypsie A Matthews
Jan 10, 1910 - Feb 11, 1999
East Bend, NC
Glenn L Matthews
Apr 23, 1923 - Jan 8, 1996
Yadkinville, NC
Will Matthews
Oct 2, 1902 - March 1983
Walnut Cove, North Carolina
Drucilla W Matthews
May 5, 1942 - May 1, 1998
Charlotte, NC
Jule T Matthews
Aug 1, 1940 - Sep 6, 2009
Richmond, VA
Mary Matthews
Apr 11, 1940 - October 1983
Jersey City, New Jersey
Mary C Matthews
Jul 14, 1941 - Oct 21, 2010
Charlotte, NC
William Matthews
Feb 6, 1943 - March 1982
Adele Matthews
Jan 31, 1934 - September 1980
Edward C Matthews
Oct 31, 1939 - Aug 15, 1994
Knightdale, NC
Peggy R Matthews
Jun 15, 1943 - Jun 5, 2008
Henderson, NC
Carole W Matthews
Dec 10, 1941 - Jan 5, 1995
Retha M Matthews
Feb 13, 1932 - Mar 4, 2008
Lake Waccamaw, NC
Johnny R Matthews
Sep 19, 1943 - Jul 28, 2007
Morehead City, NC
Tony Matthews
Apr 2, 1943 - Oct 13, 2002

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Goldsboro, NC
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Jun 28, 1893 - June 1971
Smithfield, North Carolina
James Puckett
Feb 8, 1888 - September 1974
Clayton, North Carolina
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East Hartford, CT
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Benson, North Carolina
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Winnabow, NC
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Vernon Fleming
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Henderson, North Carolina
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Willie Wright
Sep 16, 1901 - March 1968
Louisburg, North Carolina
William Myers
Feb 12, 1904 - December 1975
Advance, North Carolina
William D Lee
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