Harold Edson (1892 - 1971)

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Harold Edson
1892 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Harold Edson was born on July 14, 1892. He died in June 1971 at age 78. We know that Harold Edson had been residing in Panama City, Bay County, Florida 32401.


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Harold Edson passed away in June 1971 at 78 years of age. He was born on July 14, 1892. There is no information about Harold's family or relationships. We know that Harold Edson had been residing in Panama City, Bay County, Florida 32401.
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In 1892, in the year that Harold Edson was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1917, Harold was 25 years old when "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1933, when he was 41 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1952, he was 60 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1971, in the year of Harold Edson's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Aug 30, 1895 - Jul 5, 1988
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Feb 20, 1910 - Sep 9, 2000
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Apr 17, 1929 - Feb 11, 2005
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Orbie L Edson
Aug 16, 1942 - Dec 21, 2004
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May 10, 1955 - Jun 10, 2011
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Paul M Edson
Feb 19, 1921 - Apr 13, 2008
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John Edson
Aug 31, 1898 - July 1975
Jacksonville, Florida
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Apr 27, 1907 - June 1974
Starke, Florida
Christophe G Edson
Jun 30, 1944 - Dec 13, 1992
Kathryn R Edson
Dec 15, 1912 - Aug 30, 1996
Ocala, FL
Gladys D Edson
Jul 18, 1894 - February 1993
Saint Petersburg, FL
Richard Edson
Apr 3, 1959 - June 1976
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Jul 19, 1898 - April 1981
Wewahitchka, Florida
John E Edson
Nov 26, 1927 - Dec 13, 1993
Lake City, FL
Christle L Edson
Oct 1, 1907 - Jul 19, 1995
Jacksonville, FL
Alma Edson
Sep 2, 1896 - June 1972
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Natalie v Edson
Mar 9, 1932 - Oct 3, 2006
High Springs, FL
Mildred I Edson
Dec 6, 1916 - Jan 15, 1994
Live Oak, FL

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