Frank Anderson (1907 - 1981)

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Frank Anderson
1907 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Frank Anderson was born on July 3, 1907. He died in June 1981 at 73 years old. We know that Frank Anderson had been residing in New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware 19720.

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Frank Anderson passed away in June 1981 at age 73. He was born on July 3, 1907. We are unaware of information about Frank's immediate family. We know that Frank Anderson had been residing in New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware 19720.
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In 1907, in the year that Frank Anderson was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1919, at the age of just 12 years old, Frank was alive when Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

In 1942, Frank was 35 years old when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1976, he was 69 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1981, in the year of Frank Anderson's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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around 1914 - May 30, 1940
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Minnie Anderson
Sep 22, 1899 - January 1982
Apopka, Florida
Gus A Anderson
Jun 18, 1933 - Nov 15, 2004
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Margaret C Anderson
Feb 5, 1894 - Jan 10, 1988
Wilmington, DE
Marianne Anderson
Jan 10, 1933 - Nov 16, 1998
Saint Augustine, FL
Marion P Anderson
Sep 21, 1932 - Sep 17, 2002
Newark, DE
Agnes E Anderson
Oct 27, 1930 - Jun 14, 1997
Wilmington, DE
Beatrice Anderson
Oct 18, 1905 - June 1987
Smyrna, Delaware
Samuel Anderson
Jan 15, 1880 - November 1962
Delaware
Howard Anderson
May 5, 1930 - November 1977
George W Anderson
Jul 20, 1935 - Jul 3, 1996
Shirley J Anderson
Jul 14, 1932 - Aug 31, 1995
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Charles Anderson
May 19, 1934 - Mar 30, 2002
New Castle, DE
Mary O Anderson
Jun 14, 1922 - Apr 14, 1988
Wilmington, DE
Richard Anderson
Oct 7, 1933 - November 1981
Howard W Anderson
Feb 18, 1934 - Jun 15, 2000
Hockessin, DE
Agnes T Anderson
Aug 3, 1934 - Sep 7, 1999
Scottsdale, AZ
Clara L Anderson
Oct 31, 1910 - Jul 6, 2002
Smyrna, DE
Olivia I Anderson
Jun 16, 1934 - Dec 12, 2009
Coatesville, PA
Hester H Anderson
Sep 23, 1934 - May 24, 1995
Wilmington, DE
Robert W Anderson
Nov 5, 1933 - Jan 3, 1993

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