Florrie G Kurts (1905 - 1989)

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Florrie G Kurts
1905 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Florrie G Kurts was born on February 10, 1905. She died on June 19, 1989 at 84 years of age. We know that Florrie G Kurts had been residing in Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi 38701.


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Florrie G Kurts died on June 19, 1989 at age 84. She was born on February 10, 1905. We are unaware of information about Florrie's immediate family. We know that Florrie G Kurts had been residing in Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi 38701.
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In 1905, in the year that Florrie G Kurts was born, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1916, at the age of just 11 years old, Florrie was alive when visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1929, Florrie was 24 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1974, she was 69 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1989, in the year of Florrie G Kurts's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Jan 3, 1925 - May 19, 1993
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Aug 29, 1921 - May 22, 2007
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Adolphus Kurts
Nov 4, 1898 - August 1982
William H Kurts
Aug 10, 1924 - Apr 30, 1987
Petaluma, CA
Bert Kurts
Jul 25, 1902 - November 1967
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Mar 21, 1925 - Jan 25, 2007
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Emery L Kurts
Aug 19, 1949 - Dec 7, 2006
Phyllis Eileen Kurts
Aug 13, 1928 - Jun 15, 2009
Phoenix, AZ
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Aug 15, 1901 - Jan 15, 2000
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Lillie Kurts
Aug 22, 1902 - March 1987
Rosedale, Mississippi
Joseph Kurts
Jul 5, 1917 - June 1984
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