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Jane George (1862 - 1908)

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Jane George
1862 - 1908
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1862
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1908
Bswk N, Australia
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Bswk N, Australia
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Jane George was born in 1862. She is the child of Pascoe Edward George and Ellen Ellis George. She died in 1908 in Bswk N, Australia at 46 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Jane George died in 1908 in Bswk N, Australia at 46 years old. She was born in 1862. She is the child of Pascoe Edward George and Ellen Ellis George.
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In 1862, in the year that Jane George was born, on February 22nd, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President of the Confederate States of America. His term was to be for 6 years.

In 1876, she was just 14 years old when in the Spring, Sioux chief Sitting Bull's encampment in the region of the Little Bighorn River was expanded by "vast numbers" from other tribes. This meeting of Native Americans became the last great gathering of native peoples on the Great Plains.

In 1882, Jane was 20 years old when on March 22nd, the Edmunds Act - passed by Congress - made polygamy a felony. The Act also banned "bigamous" relationships and "unlawful cohabitation", making it illegal for polygamists and those who simply lived together without marrying to vote, be on a jury, or hold a public office.

In 1892, Jane was 30 years old when on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1908, in the year of Jane George's passing, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

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