Madeline Avery (1912 - 1978)

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Madeline Avery
1912 - 1978
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January 28, 1912
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August 1978
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511
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Madeline Avery was born on January 28, 1912. She died in August 1978 at age 66. We know that Madeline Avery had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Madeline Avery passed away in August 1978 at 66 years old. She was born on January 28, 1912. We have no information about Madeline's family or relationships. We know that Madeline Avery had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511.

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In 1912, in the year that Madeline Avery was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1929, Madeline was 17 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1936, she was 24 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1941, Madeline was 29 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1978, in the year of Madeline Avery's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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