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Katherine Draghi (1906 - 1992)

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Katherine Draghi
1906 - 1992
Born
December 15, 1906
Death
November 29, 1992
Last Known Residence
South Ozone Park, Queens County, New York 11420
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Katherine Draghi of South Ozone Park, Queens County, New York was born on December 15, 1906, and died at age 85 years old on November 29, 1992.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 10078882

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Katherine Draghi passed away at age 85 years old on November 29, 1992. Katherine Draghi of South Ozone Park, Queens County, New York was born on December 15, 1906.

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Katherine Draghi lived 9 years longer than the average Draghi family member when she died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Draghi family member is 76.
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1906 - 1992 World Events

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In 1906, in the year that Katherine Draghi was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1910, by the time she was just 4 years old, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1944, by the time she was 38 years old, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1972, when she was 66 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1992, in the year of Katherine Draghi's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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