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Marget Dobray (1898 - 1985)

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Marget Dobray
1898 - 1985
Born
September 13, 1898
Death
July 1985
Last Known Residence
Westlake, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44145
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Marget Dobray of Westlake, Cuyahoga County, Ohio was born on September 13, 1898, and died at age 86 years old in July 1985.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 22896972

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Marget Dobray passed away at age 86 years old in July 1985. Marget Dobray of Westlake, Cuyahoga County, Ohio was born on September 13, 1898.

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Marget Dobray lived 14 years longer than the average Dobray family member when she died at the age of 86.
The average age of a Dobray family member is 72.
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1898 - 1985 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Marget Dobray was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1902, by the time she was just 4 years old, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1947, she was 49 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1974, when she was 76 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1985, in the year of Marget Dobray's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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