Margaret Fries (1903 - 1992)

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Margaret Fries
1903 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Fries was born on March 13, 1903. She died on April 15, 1992 at 89 years of age.


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Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section M Site 5509, 7601 34th Avenue, South, in Minneapolis, Minnesota 55450



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Margaret Fries passed away on April 15, 1992 at age 89. She was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section M Site 5509, Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born on March 13, 1903. We are unaware of information about Margaret's surviving family.
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In 1903, in the year that Margaret Fries was born, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

In 1911, Margaret was only 8 years old when the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1946, she was 43 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1979, at the age of 76 years old, Margaret was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1992, in the year of Margaret Fries's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Sep 19, 1962 - Feb 28, 1996
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Jun 2, 1935 - Jun 14, 2010
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Rudolph Fries
Mar 8, 1901 - Jan 6, 1990
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Sandra B Fries
Sep 6, 1945 - Jun 2, 1988
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