Marguerite Wakefield (1896 - 1979)

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Marguerite Wakefield
1896 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Marguerite Wakefield was born on February 21, 1896. She died in November 1979 at age 83. We know that Marguerite Wakefield had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14223.


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Marguerite Wakefield passed away in November 1979 at 83 years old. She was born on February 21, 1896. We are unaware of information about Marguerite's family or relationships. We know that Marguerite Wakefield had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14223.
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In 1896, in the year that Marguerite Wakefield was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1907, when she was only 11 years old, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1945, Marguerite was 49 years old when on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In 1967, when she was 71 years old, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1979, in the year of Marguerite Wakefield's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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