Florine H Matthews (1911 - 1999)

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Florine H Matthews
1911 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Florine H Matthews was born on July 18, 1911. She died on July 2, 1999 at 87 years of age. We know that Florine H Matthews had been residing in East Bernard, Wharton County, Texas 77435.


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Florine H Matthews died on July 2, 1999 at 87 years old. She was born on July 18, 1911. There is no information about Florine's family. We know that Florine H Matthews had been residing in East Bernard, Wharton County, Texas 77435.
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In 1911, in the year that Florine H Matthews was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1920, at the age of just 9 years old, Florine was alive when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1948, by the time she was 37 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1988, she was 77 years old when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1990, Florine was 79 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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May 25, 1912 - Feb 10, 2006
Mineola, Texas
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Jun 29, 1918 - Dec 11, 2002
Midland, TX
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Dec 15, 1912 - December 1982
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Sep 22, 1909 - Feb 27, 2007
Bryan, Texas
Matilda Matthews
Jun 9, 1891 - January 1975
Cleburne, Texas
Ada Matthews
May 17, 1895 - February 1976
Fort Worth, Texas
Velma C Matthews
Nov 25, 1914 - Nov 5, 2003
Fort Worth, TX
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May 6, 1927 - Oct 19, 2004
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Nov 24, 1917 - Mar 19, 2001
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