Henry Bridges (1890 - 1977)

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Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan

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1890 - In the year that Henry Bridges was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

1945 - Henry was 55 years old when on April 12th, President Roosevelt died of natural causes and Harry S. Truman, his Vice-President, became the 33rd President of the United States.

1961 - By the time he was 71 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1974 - By the time he was 84 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

1977 - In the year of Henry Bridges's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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Henry Bridges died in September 1977 at 87 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Henry. He was born on July 15, 1890. There is no information about Henry's surviving family. We know that Henry Bridges had been residing in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan.

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