George Poole (1903 - 1968)

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George Poole
1903 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
George Poole was born on March 22, 1903. He died in October 1968 at 65 years old. We know that George Poole had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98116.


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George Poole died in October 1968 at 65 years of age. He was born on March 22, 1903. We are unaware of information about George's surviving family. We know that George Poole had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98116.
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In 1903, in the year that George Poole was born, the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1911, when he was merely 8 years old, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1933, when he was 30 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1959, George was 56 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1968, in the year of George Poole's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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George William Poole
around 1917 - Dec 7, 1944
George Sutton Poole
around 1885 - May 3, 1941
George Sacree Poole
Died: Oct 28, 1917
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Died: May 29, 1918
George Hodson Poole
Died: Aug 22, 1918
George Henry Poole
around 1894 - Oct 27, 1918
George Harry Poole
around 1897 - Feb 25, 1917
George Harold Timms Poole
around 1890 - Jun 27, 1919
George Frederick Poole
around 1927 - Apr 11, 1945
George Frederick Poole
Died: Oct 31, 1914
George Eddie Poole
around 1894 - Jan 9, 1916
George Danforth Poole
around 1899 - Mar 26, 1918
George B. Poole
around 1888 - Oct 22, 1917
George Albert Poole
around 1916 - Jul 19, 1944
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around 1881 - May 2, 1916
George Poole
Died: Mar 23, 1916
George Poole
around 1886 - Sep 25, 1915
George Poole
around 1892 - Mar 13, 1915
George Poole
around 1895 - Jul 19, 1916
George Poole
around 1889 - Aug 21, 1916

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Lillian A Poole
Apr 1, 1909 - Oct 31, 1988
Port Orchard, WA
Frances O Poole
Sep 15, 1926 - Aug 24, 2007
East Wenatchee, WA
Catherine Poole
Aug 23, 1904 - August 1979
Seattle, Washington
Richard Lavern Poole
Sep 12, 1919 - Apr 21, 1999
Tacoma, WA
Edwin Poole
Jul 4, 1881 - April 1966
Spokane, Washington
Helen G Poole
Sep 5, 1908 - Feb 19, 2002
Pullman, WA
Harvie L Poole
Jun 2, 1929 - Nov 10, 2005
Yakima, WA
Millicent M Poole
Aug 28, 1920 - Aug 4, 2009
Sprague, WA
Richard A Poole
Jan 31, 1928 - Sep 3, 2002
Walla Walla, WA
Agnes Poole
Oct 4, 1930 - Mar 20, 1995
Yakima, WA
Elizabeth E Poole
Mar 12, 1907 - Oct 8, 1993
Seattle, WA
Dixon L Poole
Aug 8, 1936 - Sep 3, 2007
Peoria, AZ
Marian L Poole
May 4, 1932 - May 29, 2005
Portland, OR
Noreen T Poole
Jan 28, 1938 - May 28, 2009
Lake Stevens, WA
Michael J Poole
Jun 23, 1942 - Aug 24, 2000
Silverdale, WA
Sharon Poole
Sep 3, 1942 - Jun 17, 2004
Spokane, WA
Dorothy Poole
Nov 8, 1908 - Sep 11, 1989
Simi Valley, CA
William Poole
Oct 18, 1900 - November 1970
El Cerrito, California
Herbert L Poole
Apr 18, 1917 - Nov 7, 2005
Omak, WA
Clyde Poole
May 18, 1910 - April 1996
College Place, WA

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Jan 5, 1905 - Sep 18, 1993
Bellevue, WA
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Mar 8, 1917 - May 9, 2006
Yakima, WA
Henry Bixler
Sep 22, 1896 - May 1965
Cyril W Davis
Nov 25, 1914 - Sep 23, 2004
Yakima, WA
Harold Wells
Jun 20, 1905 - February 1976
Olympia, Washington
Adam Mosbrucker
Feb 20, 1911 - June 1971
Santa Clara, California
Charles W Lantz
Feb 23, 1908 - Dec 22, 1989
Yakima, WA
Leslie Crocker
Mar 21, 1904 - December 1968
Dewey, Arizona
Lester D Whitner
Nov 9, 1905 - Mar 21, 1988
Shasta Lake, CA
Ella M Karnes
May 27, 1916 - November 1995
Yakima, WA
Glen Ealy
Jul 7, 1918 - April 1979
Arthur Stickney
Jan 15, 1898 - August 1977
Rosholt, South Dakota
Frank E Rainsberger
Mar 6, 1912 - Jun 7, 1989
Seattle, WA
Frank Hoffert
Mar 9, 1901 - September 1977
Tacoma, Washington
Virgil Crawford
Feb 1, 1902 - August 1981
Bellingham, Washington
Frank Bohannon
Aug 3, 1909 - April 1982
Yakima, Washington
Milford J France
Feb 18, 1912 - Dec 31, 1991
John Freisz
Dec 18, 1901 - July 1973
Yakima, Washington
James L Richardson
May 29, 1914 - Oct 12, 1988
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Grover Fountaine
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