Freda Balieu

(1895 - 1985)

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Freda Balieu
1895 - 1985
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January 15, 1895
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January 1985
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Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15022
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Freda Balieu was born on January 15, 1895. She died in January 1985 at 89 years of age. We know that Freda Balieu had been residing in Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15022.
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Freda Balieu died in January 1985 at age 89. She was born on January 15, 1895. We are unaware of information about Freda's surviving family. We know that Freda Balieu had been residing in Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15022.

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In 1895, in the year that Freda Balieu was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1918, she was 23 years old when following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1921, at the age of 26 years old, Freda was alive when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1935, Freda was 40 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1985, in the year of Freda Balieu's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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