Marie Still (1916 - 1985)

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Marie Still
1916 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Marie Still was born on December 20, 1916. She died in March 1985 at 68 years old. We know that Marie Still had been residing in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan 49505.


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Marie Still died in March 1985 at 68 years of age. She was born on December 20, 1916. There is no information about Marie's immediate family. We know that Marie Still had been residing in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan 49505.
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In 1916, in the year that Marie Still was born, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1925, at the age of merely 9 years old, Marie was alive when 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 1947, she was 31 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1966, by the time she was 50 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 1985, in the year of Marie Still'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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Mary E Still
May 26, 1924 - Jul 29, 1997
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Jul 17, 1912 - Oct 26, 2000
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May 12, 1924 - August 1979
Overland Park, Kansas
Mary M Still
Apr 18, 1923 - December 1993
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Harold A Still
Dec 17, 1930 - Jan 4, 2005
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Diane L Still
Apr 23, 1954 - Oct 20, 2007
Lon E Still
Aug 10, 1904 - Nov 10, 1989
Troy, MI
Harold Still
Sep 21, 1922 - May 1972
Donald R Still
Dec 31, 1923 - May 17, 2000
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Joel R Still
Aug 8, 1939 - Jan 17, 2003
Warren, MI
Marie D Still
Nov 22, 1904 - March 1989
Bakersfield, CA
Floyd Still
Apr 26, 1900 - October 1977
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Leroy Still
Sep 2, 1899 - May 1980
Bakersfield, California
Lajune M Still
May 25, 1921 - Feb 6, 2000
Milwaukee, WI
Serina L Still
May 13, 1936 - Mar 23, 1993
Salt Lake City, UT
Charles Still
Feb 27, 1884 - November 1973
Woodstock, Illinois
Carol Still
Oct 26, 1938 - Dec 20, 2001
Appleton, WI
Dorothy C Still
Jun 30, 1913 - Jul 18, 1992
Belton, MO
Mabel Still
Jul 2, 1877 - January 1969
Beloit, Wisconsin
Ewald Still
Jun 4, 1903 - October 1982
Appleton, Wisconsin

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