Florine Matthews (1911 - 2004)

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Florine Matthews
1911 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
Florine Matthews was born on May 6, 1911. She died on March 19, 2004 at 92 years old. We know that Florine Matthews had been residing in Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey 08232.


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Florine Matthews died on March 19, 2004 at 92 years of age. She was born on May 6, 1911. There is no information about Florine's family. We know that Florine Matthews had been residing in Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey 08232.
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In 1911, in the year that Florine 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 1932, at the age of 21 years old, Florine was alive 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 1946, Florine was 35 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1967, at the age of 56 years old, Florine was alive when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1980, at the age of 69 years old, Florine was alive when 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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Other Florine Matthewses

Florine Matthews
May 7, 1928 - Aug 17, 2005
New Milford, NJ
Florine Angell Matthews
Nov 29, 1929 - Dec 25, 2005
Stockton, California
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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
Florine Matthews
Jul 7, 1909 - November 1980
Griffin, Georgia

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Robert E Matthews
Jul 17, 1932 - Feb 5, 2000
Goose Creek, SC
Charles Matthews
Aug 10, 1926 - October 1984
Florrie Watson Matthews
Jan 26, 1929 - Jul 27, 2006
Greenville, South Carolina
Augustine B Matthews
Mar 4, 1929 - Aug 15, 1998
Spartanburg, SC
Beatrice Matthews
Jul 21, 1912 - October 1976
Timmonsville, South Carolina
Willard Matthews
Jul 14, 1910 - August 1975
Florence, South Carolina
Hannah Matthews
Feb 19, 1902 - April 1977
Scranton, South Carolina
Susie K Matthews
Oct 1, 1909 - Dec 1, 1994
Darlington, SC
Billy Matthews
Oct 29, 1933 - Feb 18, 2007
Huntsville, AL
Rebecca L Matthews
Sep 29, 1914 - Mar 12, 1998
Scranton, SC
David Matthews
Mar 10, 1932 - August 1968
Leroice B Matthews
Oct 18, 1932 - Nov 8, 2007
Gaston, South Carolina
Helen Mckay Matthews
Dec 5, 1929 - Oct 8, 2010
Coward, South Carolina
James Matthews
Sep 6, 1929 - July 1977
Washington, District of Columbia
William Matthews
Sep 1, 1930 - Aug 24, 2009
South Carolina
Altee Matthews
Nov 29, 1928 - Mar 15, 1997
Durham, NC
Benjamin F Matthews
May 16, 1929 - Jun 26, 1994
Johnsonville, SC
Joseph D Matthews
Jul 20, 1928 - Apr 16, 1998
Timmonsville, SC
Virginia Owens Matthews
Apr 25, 1914 - May 1, 2010
Inman, South Carolina
Marion F Matthews
Apr 25, 1915 - Dec 21, 1989
Timmonsville, SC

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Bridgeport, CT
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Berkeley, California
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Fremont, Indiana
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Jun 15, 1925 - Mar 14, 2001
Georgetown, SC
Wilson L Fabian
Jul 26, 1930 - Nov 27, 1990
Tom Glover
Mar 28, 1891 - January 1981
Brooklyn, New York
N C Gause
May 11, 1926 - Apr 6, 1995
Longs, SC
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Jun 11, 1924 - Apr 11, 1991
Beaufort, SC
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Jan 25, 1927 - Jun 2, 2000
Branchville, SC
Almeter Anderson
Mar 13, 1927 - Mar 23, 2007
Saint George, South Carolina
Joseph Harris Johns
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Smoaks, South Carolina
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