Florine Matthews (1909 - 1980)

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Florine Matthews
1909 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Florine Matthews was born on July 7, 1909. She died in November 1980 at 71 years old. We know that Florine Matthews had been residing in Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia 30223.


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Florine Matthews died in November 1980 at age 71. She was born on July 7, 1909. We are unaware of information about Florine's immediate family. We know that Florine Matthews had been residing in Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia 30223.
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In 1909, in the year that Florine Matthews was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1928, she was 19 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, she was 23 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1949, by the time she was 40 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1980, in the year of Florine Matthews's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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May 7, 1928 - Aug 17, 2005
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Nov 29, 1929 - Dec 25, 2005
Stockton, California
Florine H Matthews
Jul 18, 1911 - Jul 2, 1999
East Bernard, TX
Florine M Matthews
Apr 12, 1938 - Feb 27, 2008
Chicago, IL
Florine Matthews
Oct 8, 1927 - Sep 6, 2004
Ozark, AL
Florine Matthews
Jan 6, 1906 - March 1987
Plant City, Florida
Florine Matthews
Nov 4, 1907 - Feb 23, 2004
Edwardsville, IL

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Walter Matthews
Oct 22, 1928 - Apr 22, 1983
Rosetta Matthews
Oct 2, 1927 - Dec 8, 2009
Far Rockaway, NY, Africa
Ada Matthews
Dec 7, 1901 - May 1977
Apollo Beach, Florida
Georgia L Matthews
Feb 22, 1910 - March 1992
Nontine Matthews
Aug 12, 1927 - August 1974
Dexter, Georgia
D D Matthews
Jul 15, 1907 - Sep 25, 1989
Greenville, GA
Tashiba C Matthews
Jun 7, 1981 - Sep 5, 2004
Alfonza Matthews
Sep 25, 1883 - May 1971
Atlanta, Georgia
Phyllis N Matthews
Feb 5, 1929 - Sep 22, 1993
Huntsville, AL
William T Matthews
May 3, 1927 - Sep 26, 2001
Thomaston, GA
Edith E Matthews
Oct 20, 1929 - Dec 20, 1993
Nellie E Matthews
Sep 9, 1918 - Sep 15, 1996
Toccoa, GA
Phillip Matthews
Jul 20, 1934 - Apr 6, 2007
Griffin, GA
J Matthews
Oct 20, 1931 - Oct 23, 2005
Virginia Beach, VA
Howard Matthews
Mar 26, 1930 - Oct 8, 2003
Culloden, GA
John Matthews
Apr 29, 1933 - Apr 12, 1981
Robert L Matthews
Mar 9, 1930 - Sep 14, 1996
Augusta, GA
Howard Matthews
Jun 23, 1906 - November 1972
Orlando, Florida
James Matthews
Aug 17, 1930 - October 1972
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
John G Matthews
Oct 31, 1931 - Apr 9, 2005
Honolulu, HI

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