Kate (Rawson) Flaws (1873 - 1941)

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Kate (Rawson) Flaws
1873 - 1941
March 1, 1873
Chatham-Kent, Chatham-Kent Division County, On Canada
February 24, 1941
Vancouver, Metro Vancouver County, BC Canada
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Kate Flaws (Rawson)
Kate (Rawson) Flaws was born on March 1, 1873 in Chatham-Kent, On Canada. Her maiden name is Rawson and she married into the Flaws family. According to her family tree, she married William Flaws on July 10, 1894 in Man Canada. She died on February 24, 1941 in Vancouver, BC Canada at 67 years old.
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Married: July 10, 1894
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Married at: Division No. 15, Man Canada
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Now we know why they didn't put that bar on girls bikes - the long skirts had to go somewhere.

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Kate (Rawson) Flaws passed away on February 24, 1941 in Vancouver, BC Canada at 67 years of age. She was buried in Fleming, SK Canada. She was born on March 1, 1873 in Chatham-Kent, On Canada. According to her family tree, she married William Flaws on July 10, 1894 in Man Canada.

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In 1873, in the year that Kate (Rawson) Flaws was born, on September 18th, the New York stock market crash - due to the failure of a number of banks - began the Panic of 1873. After the boom following the Civil War, the Coinage Act of 1873 and other factors led to the market crash. Thus began the "Long Depression" - also called the "Great Depression" until the 1930's.

In 1914, by the time she was 41 years old, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1927, by the time she was 54 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1934, by the time she was 61 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1941, in the year of Kate (Rawson) Flaws's passing, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

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