Lilias Edith (Grahame) Moore (1906 - 1997)

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Lilias Edith (Grahame) Moore
1906 - 1997
May 29, 1906
Spallumcheen, BC Canada in Okanagan County, BC Canada
May 20, 1997
Enderby, North Okanagan County, BC Canada
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Lilias Edith "Isobel" Simard (Grahame Moore)
Lilias Edith (Grahame) Moore was born on May 29, 1906 at Spallumcheen, BC Canada, BC Canada. Her maiden name is Grahame and she married into the Moore family. She died on May 20, 1997 in Enderby, BC Canada at age 90.
Updated: August 8, 2022
When Lilias Edith "Isobel" Grahame Moore (m. Simard) was born on May 29, 1906, in British Columbia, Canada, her father, John Frederic Moore, was 40, and her mother, Isobel Barbara Moore (nee Grahame), was 36. She married Wilfred Thomas Maurice SIMARD on September 14, 1929, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They had one child, David, during their marriage. She died on May 20, 1997, in Enderby, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 90.
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Lilias Edith (Grahame) Moore died on May 20, 1997 in Enderby, BC Canada at 90 years old. She was born on May 29, 1906 at Spallumcheen, BC Canada, BC Canada. We are unaware of information about Lilias' family or relationships.

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In 1906, in the year that Lilias Edith (Grahame) Moore was born, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1911, she was only 5 years old when the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1929, by the time she was 23 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1939, at the age of 33 years old, Lilias was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1997, in the year of Lilias Edith (Grahame) Moore's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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