Margaret W Fries (1909 - 1989)

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Margaret W Fries
1909 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret W Fries was born on September 12, 1909. She died on December 21, 1989 at 80 years of age. We know that Margaret W Fries had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County, Missouri 63109.


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Margaret W Fries died on December 21, 1989 at age 80. She was born on September 12, 1909. We have no information about Margaret's immediate family. We know that Margaret W Fries had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County, Missouri 63109.
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In 1909, in the year that Margaret W Fries was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1924, at the age of merely 15 years old, Margaret was alive when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1955, at the age of 46 years old, Margaret was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1961, when she was 52 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1989, in the year of Margaret W Fries's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Jan 10, 1935 - Apr 28, 1998
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Jan 25, 1887 - January 1971
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Mar 5, 1889 - February 1983
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Apr 29, 1896 - September 1974
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Sep 29, 1889 - March 1966
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Apr 15, 1901 - November 1982
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Dec 6, 1924 - Jan 4, 2001
Savannah, TN
Antonie Fries
Nov 1, 1884 - April 1971
Saint Louis, Missouri
Vivian C Fries
Jul 8, 1906 - September 1993
Hermann, MO
Janet Fries
Nov 25, 1896 - December 1975
Mound City, Missouri
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Jan 26, 1900 - July 1962
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Sep 12, 1935 - December 1986
Cambridge, Nebraska
Roger P Fries
Jul 16, 1936 - May 22, 2003
Hemet, CA
Armand Fries
Feb 25, 1896 - October 1985
Saint Louis, Missouri
Ruth Fries
Sep 7, 1897 - January 1975
Saint Louis, Missouri
Lester William Fries
Jul 8, 1914 - Nov 26, 2010
Lake Mary, Missouri
Louise M Fries
Apr 2, 1905 - Jun 25, 2000
Pompano Beach, FL

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