Florine Matthews (1928 - 2005)

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Florine Matthews
1928 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Florine Matthews was born on May 7, 1928. She died on August 17, 2005 at 77 years of age. We know that Florine Matthews had been residing in New Milford, Bergen County, New Jersey 07646.


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Florine Matthews died on August 17, 2005 at age 77. She was born on May 7, 1928. There is no information about Florine's immediate family. We know that Florine Matthews had been residing in New Milford, Bergen County, New Jersey 07646.
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In 1928, in the year that Florine Matthews was born, 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 1942, when she was only 14 years old, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1975, by the time she was 47 years old, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1982, when she was 54 years old, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1997, she was 69 years old when on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Jul 23, 1901 - January 1980
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Lucille P Matthews
Dec 2, 1925 - April 1996
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Charles N Matthews
Feb 17, 1929 - Jan 15, 1988
Washington, DC
Rose E Matthews
Jan 10, 1921 - Jul 10, 1997
Clinton, MD
Milner C Matthews
Nov 12, 1927 - Oct 23, 2010
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James Matthews
Jun 18, 1919 - September 1974
Washington, District of Columbia
Willis F Matthews
Jun 25, 1931 - Feb 6, 1989
Silver Spring, MD
Edward J Matthews
Oct 4, 1930 - Dec 18, 1998
Fredericksburg, VA
James B Matthews
Mar 9, 1931 - Dec 19, 1996
Mount Pleasant, SC
Virginia M Matthews
Jul 14, 1929 - Jan 8, 2009
Knoxville, TN
Daniel Matthews
May 30, 1932 - Sep 11, 2008
Washington, District of Columbia
J M Matthews
Feb 13, 1904 - Mar 30, 1990
Hyattsville, MD
Victoria Edna Matthews
May 11, 1935 - Oct 25, 2005
Upper Marlboro, MD
James Matthews
Nov 21, 1903 - March 1984
Shreveport, Louisiana
S A Matthews
Aug 17, 1933 - Apr 15, 1989
Lula Matthews
Feb 15, 1888 - May 1984
Washington, District of Columbia
Edwin Matthews
Dec 30, 1917 - May 1984
Frederick, Maryland
Ethel Matthews
Jun 19, 1892 - September 1980
Washington, District of Columbia
Nesbra H Matthews
Nov 19, 1935 - Mar 21, 1999
Washington, DC

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