Margaret Ellen Tapp (1875 - 1946)

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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Tapp Peter Tapp
Mother: Jennie Blakiston Tapp

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Ellen

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1875 - In the year that Margaret Ellen Tapp was born, on March 1st, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act. The Act prohibited racial discrimination in both public accommodations and jury duty. Opposed by the public, the "public accommodations" sections of the Act were overturned by the Supreme Court eight years later.

1900 - She was 25 years old when Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

1918 - When she was 43 years old, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

1929 - She was 54 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

1946 - In the year of Margaret Ellen Tapp's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Margaret Ellen Tapp died in 1946 in Melbourne, Australia at age 71. There is no listed cause of death. She was born in 1875. She was born to Tapp Peter Tapp and Jennie Blakiston Tapp, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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