Hilda Amelia Stritch (1882 - 1961)


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Echuca, Australia

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Echuca, Australia

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Father: Ferguson John Stritch
Mother: Hilda Farquaharson Stritch

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1882 - In the year that Hilda Amelia Stritch was born, on January 5th, writer and lawyer Charles J. Guiteau was found guilty of the assassination of President Garfield. Guiteau was "offended" because his job applications had been rejected by Garfield's government. He was sentenced to death -although his lawyer plead insanity - and hanged five months later, on June 30th.

1903 - She was 21 years old when the book The Souls of Black Folk, written by W. E. B. Du Bois, was published. Containing several essays on the African-American experience in America, much of the book was based on Du Bois' own life. The book was one of the very early works in the science of sociology.

1926 - Hilda was 44 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1937 - At the age of 55 years old, Hilda was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1961 - In the year of Hilda Amelia Stritch's passing, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

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Hilda Amelia Stritch died in 1961 in Echuca, Australia at 79 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born in 1882. She was born to Ferguson John Stritch and Hilda Farquaharson Stritch, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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