Loretta M Anderson (1887 - 1932)

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Thomas /Anderson Girls

Thomas /Anderson Girls

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Jelani D Anderson

Jelani D Anderson

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Edla Anderson and descendants

Edla Anderson and descendants

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

James H Anderson

James H Anderson

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

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Maxwell Anderson - Playwright & Lyricist Thomas /Anderson Girls Grave record, Londonderry UK Jelani D Anderson

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1887 - In the year that Loretta M Anderson was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

1904 - At the age of 17 years old, Loretta was alive when the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

1914 - When she was 27 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.

1921 - By the time she was 34 years old, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

1932 - In the year of Loretta M Anderson's passing, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

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Loretta M Anderson passed away on November 12, 1932 in New York at 45 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Loretta. She was born around 1887. There is no information about Loretta's family.

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