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Gertrude Edith (Stewart) Collier (1919 - 2004)

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Gertrude Edith (Stewart) Collier
1919 - 2004
Born
January 4, 1919
Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death
February 8, 2004
Richmond County, New York, United States
Other Names
Edie
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Gertrude Edith (Stewart) Collier was born on January 4, 1919 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts United States to Randall Edward Stewart and Helen (Nolan) Stewart, and had a sister Alice (Stewart) Jones. Gertrude Collier married William Diehl Collier in 1942 in New Jersey, and died at age 85 years old on February 8, 2004 in Richmond County, New York.
Updated: February 18, 2020
Biography ID: 192773196

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Gertrude Collier passed away at age 85 years old on February 8, 2004 in Richmond County, New York. Gertrude Edith (Stewart) Collier was born on January 4, 1919 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts United States to Randall Edward Stewart and Helen (Nolan) Stewart, and had a sister Alice (Stewart) Jones. Gertrude Stewart married William Diehl Collier in 1942 in New Jersey.

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Gertrude Edith (Stewart) Collier lived 14 years longer than the average Stewart family member when she died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Stewart family member is 71.
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In 1919, in the year that Gertrude Edith (Stewart) Collier was born, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1933, when she was merely 14 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1942, she was 23 years old when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1951, Gertrude was 32 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1984, when she was 65 years old, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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