Frances Poukstis

(1897 - 1966)

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Frances Poukstis
1897 - 1966
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March 31, 1897
Death
February 1966
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Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 02138
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Frances Poukstis was born on March 31, 1897. She died in February 1966 at 68 years old. We know that Frances Poukstis had been residing in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 02138.
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Frances Poukstis passed away in February 1966 at age 68. She was born on March 31, 1897. We are unaware of information about Frances's surviving family. We know that Frances Poukstis had been residing in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 02138.

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In 1897, in the year that Frances Poukstis was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1910, she was just 13 years old when the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1929, she was 32 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1953, Frances was 56 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1966, in the year of Frances Poukstis's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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