Frances Hemphill (1898 - 1974)

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Frances Hemphill
1898 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Frances Hemphill was born on June 21, 1898. She died in November 1974 at 76 years of age. We know that Frances Hemphill had been residing in Friday Harbor, San Juan County, Washington 98250.

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Frances Hemphill died in November 1974 at age 76. She was born on June 21, 1898. We have no information about Frances's immediate family. We know that Frances Hemphill had been residing in Friday Harbor, San Juan County, Washington 98250.
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In 1898, in the year that Frances Hemphill was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1904, when she was just 6 years old, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1922, by the time she was 24 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1956, when she was 58 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1974, in the year of Frances Hemphill's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Jan 9, 1894 - January 1975
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May 8, 1934 - Jul 28, 2011
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Nov 6, 1902 - December 1984
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Jan 16, 1918 - Feb 2, 2002
Seattle, WA
Monroe Hemphill
Nov 24, 1908 - October 1979
La Puente, California
Beatrice R Hemphill
Jun 14, 1911 - February 1995
Richland, WA
Arlene L Hemphill
Aug 30, 1928 - Jan 20, 1999
Puyallup, WA
Myrtle Alice Hemphill
Feb 24, 1925 - Oct 24, 2007
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mabel M Hemphill
Nov 8, 1902 - Jan 28, 1995
Miami, OK
Mildred Hemphill
Apr 3, 1920 - June 1980
Rita B Hemphill
Aug 16, 1910 - August 1991
Tacoma, WA
William Hemphill
Apr 26, 1891 - October 1971
Friday Harbor, Washington
Melville Hemphill
Aug 25, 1896 - May 1969
Friday Harbor, Washington
Mayme Hemphill
Sep 2, 1887 - April 1973
Seattle, Washington
Beulah Hemphill
Dec 20, 1916 - June 1981
Alexa Hemphill
Nov 25, 1955 - May 15, 1998
Robert Hemphill
Jun 17, 1900 - February 1970
Friday Harbor, Washington

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