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Margaret Blamire (1897 - 1970)

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Margaret Blamire
1897 - 1970
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December 16, 1897
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May 1970
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Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18705
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Margaret Blamire was born on December 16, 1897. She died in May 1970 at 72 years of age. We know that Margaret Blamire had been residing in Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18705.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Margaret Blamire passed away in May 1970 at age 72. She was born on December 16, 1897. We have no information about Margaret's surviving family. We know that Margaret Blamire had been residing in Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18705.
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In 1897, in the year that Margaret Blamire was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1924, Margaret was 27 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1945, Margaret was 48 years old when on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

In 1963, she was 66 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1970, in the year of Margaret Blamire's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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