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Lena B Foft (1880 - 1966)

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Lena B Foft
1880 - 1966
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June 10, 1880
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May 15, 1966
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Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida 33304
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Lena B Foft was born on June 10, 1880. She died on May 15, 1966 at 85 years old. We know that Lena B Foft had been residing in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida 33304.
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Lena B Foft passed away on May 15, 1966 at 85 years old. She was born on June 10, 1880. There is no information about Lena's family or relationships. We know that Lena B Foft had been residing in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida 33304.
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In 1880, in the year that Lena B Foft was born, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1920, by the time she was 40 years old, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1941, when she was 61 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1955, Lena was 75 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1966, in the year of Lena B Foft'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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