Hettie Upson (1887 - 1974)

Hettie Upson
1887 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Hettie Upson was born on December 14, 1887. She died in February 1974 at age 86. We know that Hettie Upson had been residing in Lowell, Lane County, Oregon 97452.
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Hettie Upson died in February 1974 at 86 years old. She was born on December 14, 1887. We have no information about Hettie's immediate family. We know that Hettie Upson had been residing in Lowell, Lane County, Oregon 97452.
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In 1887, in the year that Hettie Upson was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1895, when she was just 8 years old, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1910, Hettie was 23 years old when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1928, at the age of 41 years old, Hettie was alive when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1974, in the year of Hettie Upson's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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