Isabelle Sands (1873 - 1966)

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Isabelle Sands
1873 - 1966
Isabelle Sands was born in 1873. According to her family tree, Isabelle was mother to 2 children. Isabelle's partner was Charles Schermerhorn, and they gave birth to Ruth C Prefontaine and Adelaide Schermerhorn. She died in 1966 at 93 years old.
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Isabelle Sands, mother to 2 children, passed away in 1966 at 93 years old. She was born in 1873. According to her family tree, Isabelle's partner was Charles Schermerhorn, and they gave birth to Ruth C Prefontaine and Adelaide Schermerhorn.

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In 1873, in the year that Isabelle Sands was born, on March 3rd, the U.S. Congress enacted the Comstock Law. The law made it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" material through the U.S. mail. This included erotica, contraceptives, sex toys, abortifacients, information about these items, and "personal letters alluding to any sexual content or information".

In 1934, she was 61 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1946, when she was 73 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1958, Isabelle was 85 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1966, in the year of Isabelle Sands's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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