Margaret M Anderson (1904 - 1992)

Margaret M Anderson
1904 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret M Anderson was born on October 3, 1904. She died in February 1992 at 87 years of age.

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Margaret M Anderson died in February 1992 at 87 years of age. She was born on October 3, 1904. There is no information about Margaret's immediate family.
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In 1904, in the year that Margaret M Anderson was born, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1917, when she was only 13 years old, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1924, when she was 20 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1933, by the time she was 29 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1992, in the year of Margaret M Anderson's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Feb 13, 1913 - Dec 6, 2001
Jun 3, 1943 - Dec 25, 2003
Jun 15, 1896 - August 1981
Jan 24, 1898 - September 1980
Mar 3, 1903 - September 1978
Nov 27, 1945 - Feb 8, 2002
Oct 30, 1919 - April 1980
Jan 31, 1902 - August 1977
Jul 30, 1942 - Dec 21, 2007
Apr 1, 1943 - Nov 5, 1997
Mar 14, 1912 - Feb 4, 1989
Aug 17, 1918 - Nov 17, 2002
Aug 7, 1945 - Nov 24, 2009
Jul 16, 1945 - Jul 5, 2008
May 17, 1895 - October 1969
Aug 13, 1918 - Sep 13, 2008
Dec 27, 1943 - Jul 12, 1996
Oct 6, 1921 - Nov 29, 2006
Nov 10, 1943 - Apr 17, 2003
Feb 15, 1911 - Sep 15, 1996

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Sep 4, 1911 - September 1976
Feb 14, 1912 - Dec 29, 2005
Jan 9, 1916 - Mar 31, 1996
Dec 23, 1897 - November 1975
Sep 2, 1910 - Jul 2, 2003
Dec 6, 1909 - Feb 8, 2001
Sep 6, 1910 - Feb 19, 2003
Nov 27, 1910 - January 1984
Mar 29, 1894 - June 1979
Feb 21, 1905 - Apr 17, 1993
Nov 12, 1940 - Jul 2, 2011
Oct 30, 1940 - Sep 8, 2006
Aug 15, 1940 - December 1985
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