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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, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1909, when she was merely 11 years old, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1917, she was 19 years old when the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1973, she was 75 years old when in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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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