Margaret Degnan (1863 - 1941)

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Margaret Degnan
1863 - 1941
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Degnan was born around 1863. She died on March 3, 1941 in New York at 78 years old.

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Margaret Degnan passed away on March 3, 1941 in New York at 78 years old. She was born around 1863. There is no information about Margaret's family.
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In 1863, in the year that Margaret Degnan was born, on June 20th, West Virginia was admitted as the 35th state of the United States. West Virginia was formed when the pro-Union citizens in northwest Virginia wanted to separate from Virginia - which had joined the Confederacy.

In 1874, when she was only 11 years old, on September 14th, the Battle of Liberty Place occurred in New Orleans - the capital of Louisiana. Some members of the previous Confederate Army assembled for the purpose of "driving the usurpers from power" and the Republican Governor - William P. Kellogg - was physically driven from his office. The former Confederates temporarily replaced him with (the former) Democratic Governor John McEnery. Federal forces arrived, put down the insurrection, and five days later the legally elected government was restored.

In 1904, when she was 41 years old, 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.

In 1914, by the time she was 51 years old, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1941, in the year of Margaret Degnan's passing, 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.

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around 1878 - Apr 21, 1947
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Margaret Degnan
around 1876 - Mar 24, 1941
Margaret Degnan
around 1878 - Apr 21, 1947
Margaret E Degnan
around 1854 - Sep 22, 1922
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around 1873 - Mar 27, 1931
Marie Degnan
around 1841 - Jun 10, 1892
Mark Degnan
around 1926 - May 3, 1927
Mark Degnan
around 1863 - Apr 17, 1937
Mark Degnan
around 1849 - Oct 29, 1940
Mary Degnan
around 1855 - Jun 1, 1895
Mary Degnan
around 1860 - Jan 12, 1895
Mary Degnan
around 1838 - Nov 20, 1896
Mary Degnan
around 1858 - Dec 29, 1898
Mary Degnan
around 1906 - Sep 25, 1907
Mary Degnan
around 1856 - Feb 26, 1917
Mary Degnan
around 1857 - Aug 5, 1922
Mary Degnan
around 1849 - Mar 29, 1924
Mary Degnan
around 1859 - Oct 13, 1927
Mary Degnan
around 1865 - Mar 7, 1933
Mary Degnan
around 1871 - Jun 2, 1935
Mary Degnan
around 1871 - Oct 14, 1931

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Margaret Degnan
around 1876 - Mar 24, 1941
Margaret Degnan
around 1878 - Apr 21, 1947
Margaret E Degnan
around 1854 - Sep 22, 1922
Margaret P Degnan
around 1873 - Mar 27, 1931
Marie Degnan
around 1841 - Jun 10, 1892
Mark Degnan
around 1926 - May 3, 1927
Mark Degnan
around 1863 - Apr 17, 1937
Mark Degnan
around 1849 - Oct 29, 1940
Mary Degnan
around 1855 - Jun 1, 1895
Mary Degnan
around 1860 - Jan 12, 1895
Mary Degnan
around 1838 - Nov 20, 1896
Mary Degnan
around 1858 - Dec 29, 1898
Mary Degnan
around 1906 - Sep 25, 1907
Mary Degnan
around 1856 - Feb 26, 1917
Mary Degnan
around 1857 - Aug 5, 1922
Mary Degnan
around 1849 - Mar 29, 1924
Mary Degnan
around 1859 - Oct 13, 1927
Mary Degnan
around 1865 - Mar 7, 1933
Mary Degnan
around 1871 - Jun 2, 1935
Mary Degnan
around 1871 - Oct 14, 1931
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