Margaret Fries (1913 - 2005)

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Margaret Fries
1913 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Fries was born on November 2, 1913. She died on October 12, 2005 at 91 years of age. We know that Margaret Fries had been residing in Midland, Midland County, Michigan 48642.


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Margaret Fries passed away on October 12, 2005 at 91 years of age. She was born on November 2, 1913. We are unaware of information about Margaret's family. We know that Margaret Fries had been residing in Midland, Midland County, Michigan 48642.
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In 1913, in the year that Margaret Fries was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1944, when she was 31 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1957, Margaret was 44 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1974, she was 61 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1988, Margaret was 75 years old when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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George Fries
Jul 25, 1892 - February 1969
Bronson, Iowa
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Jul 13, 1904 - November 1978
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Jul 28, 1924 - September 1975
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Loren Fries
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Sioux City, Iowa
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