Margaret Estella Parenteau (1910 - 2008)

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Margaret Estella Parenteau
1910 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Estella Parenteau was born on August 12, 1910. She died on March 10, 2008 at 97 years of age. We know that Margaret Estella Parenteau had been residing in Hopkins, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55343.


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Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section G Site 2887, 7601 34th Avenue, South, in Minneapolis, Minnesota 55450



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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Margaret Estella Parenteau died on March 10, 2008 at 97 years of age. She was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section G Site 2887, Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born on August 12, 1910. We have no information about Margaret's surviving family. We know that Margaret Estella Parenteau had been residing in Hopkins, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55343.
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In 1910, in the year that Margaret Estella Parenteau was born, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1935, she was 25 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1940, by the time she was 30 years old, on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1957, when she was 47 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1984, at the age of 74 years old, Margaret was alive when on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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