Marguerite Chase (1921 - 1978)

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Messinger Family Gathering

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Stephen Ray Chase Jr.

Stephen Ray Chase Jr.

Dawn Chase

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Dawn Chase

Dawn Chase Family

Dawn Chase Family

Dawn Chase and Yvonne Combs

Dawn Chase and Yvonne Combs

Dawn Chase

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Dawn Chase Children

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Dawn Chase

Dawn Chase

Ilka Chase, Book Cover

Ilka Chase, Book Cover

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Ilka Chase

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ILKA CHASE Messinger Family Gathering Stephen Ray Chase Jr. Dawn Chase

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1921 - In the year that Marguerite Chase was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

1939 - She was 18 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

1960 - She was 39 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

1968 - When she was 47 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

1978 - In the year of Marguerite Chase'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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Marguerite Chase died in February 1978 at 57 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on January 11, 1921. We have no information about Marguerite's family or relationships.

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