Helen M Degroot (1906 - 2004)

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Helen M Degroot
1906 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
Helen M Degroot was born on August 14, 1906. She died on January 28, 2004 at 97 years of age. We know that Helen M Degroot had been residing in Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wisconsin.


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Helen M Degroot passed away on January 28, 2004 at 97 years of age. She was born on August 14, 1906. We are unaware of information about Helen's family or relationships. We know that Helen M Degroot had been residing in Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wisconsin.
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In 1906, in the year that Helen M Degroot was born, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1917, by the time she was merely 11 years old, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1949, she was 43 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1969, at the age of 63 years old, Helen was alive when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1971, when she was 65 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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Jan 8, 1904 - February 1987
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Aug 22, 1917 - May 9, 2000
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Lloyd Degroot
Nov 27, 1915 - Dec 2, 2001
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Mar 28, 1918 - Dec 8, 2006
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Mabel Degroot
May 4, 1915 - Mar 22, 2005
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William Degroot
Aug 24, 1916 - April 1977
Racine, Wisconsin
Edward L Degroot
Jan 10, 1919 - Dec 15, 2004
Racine, WI
Edward L Degroot
Feb 3, 1919 - Feb 18, 2008
Racine, WI
Carrie Degroot
Aug 10, 1899 - February 1980
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Jan 8, 1918 - Jun 19, 1988
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