Grace Groome (1888 - 1965)

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Grace Groome
1888 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Grace Groome was born on March 21, 1888. She died in July 1965 at 77 years old. We know that Grace Groome had been residing in Idaho.

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Grace Groome passed away in July 1965 at 77 years old. She was born on March 21, 1888. We are unaware of information about Grace's immediate family. We know that Grace Groome had been residing in Idaho.
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1888 - 1965 World Events

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In 1888, in the year that Grace Groome was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1905, Grace was 17 years old when federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1912, when she was 24 years old, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1937, when she was 49 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1965, in the year of Grace Groome's passing, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

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Mar 12, 1886 - December 1967
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Maude Groome
May 15, 1902 - December 1968
Oakland, California
Clay Groome
Dec 25, 1969 - Mar 8, 1995
Homestead, FL
Wm Groome
Mar 5, 1893 - June 1973
Seattle, Washington
Merilyn A Groome
Feb 6, 1938 - Dec 23, 1995
George Groome
Jan 10, 1895 - January 1971
Bucoda, Washington
Jodi R Groome
Aug 19, 1972 - Sep 18, 1996
Evelyn Groome
Jul 21, 1912 - July 1984
Bucoda, Washington
Marian Groome
Jul 27, 1887 - August 1971
Seattle, Washington
Jacqueline F Groome
Aug 22, 1936 - Sep 11, 2006
Suwanee, GA
Pamela J Groome
Aug 13, 1950 - Feb 7, 2006
Tulare, CA
Richard Groome
Jun 29, 1894 - February 1985
Torrance, California
Florence Groome
Dec 12, 1892 - August 1979
Alameda, California
Louise Groome
Apr 26, 1894 - July 1970
Maywood, California
Terry Groome
Nov 20, 1905 - May 1986
Punta Gorda, Florida
James Perkins Groome
Sep 15, 1918 - Jan 1, 2004
Minneapolis, MN
Fay G Groome
Oct 24, 1915 - Feb 6, 2011
Leonard Groome
May 28, 1891 - September 1969
Maywood, California
Loren E Groome
Aug 9, 1911 - Jan 26, 1991
Riverside, CA

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