Margaret Whyte (1909 - 1978)

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Margaret Whyte
1909 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Whyte was born on May 19, 1909. She died in September 1978 at 69 years of age. We know that Margaret Whyte had been residing in Park Ridge, Cook County, Illinois 60068.


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Margaret Whyte passed away in September 1978 at 69 years old. She was born on May 19, 1909. There is no information about Margaret's family. We know that Margaret Whyte had been residing in Park Ridge, Cook County, Illinois 60068.
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In 1909, in the year that Margaret Whyte was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1925, by the time she was 16 years old, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1943, Margaret was 34 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1966, by the time she was 57 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1978, in the year of Margaret Whyte's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Sep 10, 1899 - January 1973
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Mar 7, 1933 - Feb 3, 2001
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May 20, 1895 - March 1979
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Jan 31, 1925 - June 1967
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Lydia Whyte
Jan 11, 1887 - February 1969
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Jan 15, 1955 - Mar 22, 2010
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Mary E Whyte
Aug 22, 1918 - Feb 4, 1996
Chicago, IL
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Jun 29, 1897 - April 1966
Chicago, Illinois
Maurice Whyte
Dec 15, 1917 - Dec 12, 1988
Stroud, OK
Harry Whyte
Mar 23, 1888 - September 1970
Waukegan, Illinois
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Nov 12, 1903 - December 1982
Lake Forest, Illinois
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Jun 11, 1906 - Jul 6, 2001
Chicago, IL
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Aug 8, 1928 - March 1984
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Aug 10, 1910 - Dec 13, 2000
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Patricia A Whyte
Mar 14, 1941 - May 21, 1998
Marjorie C Whyte
Jun 17, 1911 - Aug 27, 1997
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Sep 12, 1949 - July 1981
Eldorado, Illinois

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