Mabel Wagner (1900 - 1977)

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Mabel Wagner
1900 - 1977
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July 4, 1900
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October 1977
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Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18015
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Mabel Wagner was born on July 4, 1900. She died in October 1977 at 77 years old. We know that Mabel Wagner had been residing in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18015.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Mabel Wagner died in October 1977 at 77 years of age. She was born on July 4, 1900. We are unaware of information about Mabel's surviving family. We know that Mabel Wagner had been residing in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18015.

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In 1900, in the year that Mabel Wagner was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1926, Mabel was 26 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1944, when she was 44 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1964, at the age of 64 years old, Mabel was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1977, in the year of Mabel Wagner's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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