Jane D Troxell (1895 - 1995)

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Jane D Troxell
1895 - 1995
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July 7, 1895
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July 29, 1995
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Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida 34231
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Jane D Troxell was born on July 7, 1895. She died on July 29, 1995 at 100 years old. We know that Jane D Troxell had been residing in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida 34231.
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Jane D Troxell died on July 29, 1995 at age 100. She was born on July 7, 1895. There is no information about Jane's family. We know that Jane D Troxell had been residing in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida 34231.

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In 1895, in the year that Jane D Troxell was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1904, Jane was merely 9 years old when the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1931, Jane was 36 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1953, when she was 58 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1995, in the year of Jane D Troxell's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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