Frances M Darraugh (1920 - 2007)

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Frances M Darraugh
1920 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Frances M Darraugh was born on January 17, 1920. She died on August 7, 2007 at age 87. We know that Frances M Darraugh had been residing in Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California 93534.

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Frances M Darraugh passed away on August 7, 2007 at 87 years old. She was born on January 17, 1920. There is no information about Frances's immediate family. We know that Frances M Darraugh had been residing in Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California 93534.
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In 1920, in the year that Frances M Darraugh was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1931, she was merely 11 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1947, when she was 27 years old, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1969, she was 49 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1983, at the age of 63 years old, Frances was alive when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Dennis F Darraugh
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Ellen L Darraugh
around 1888 - Aug 17, 1936
Harold A Darraugh
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James Darraugh
around 1872 - Mar 6, 1939
John Darraugh
around 1907 - Dec 5, 1908
Margaret T Darraugh
around 1875 - May 29, 1939
Marie Darraugh
around 1916  - Dec 7, 1916
Neil Darraugh
around 1929  - Dec 19, 1929
Sarah Darraugh
around 1857 - Jan 9, 1943
William F Darraugh
around 1897 - Jun 5, 1899

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