Mary A Chipman (1911 - 1999)

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Mary A Chipman
1911 - 1999
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September 3, 1911
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August 3, 1999
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Seattle, King County, Washington 98103
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Mary A Chipman was born on September 3, 1911. She died on August 3, 1999 at 87 years of age. We know that Mary A Chipman had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98103.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Mary A Chipman died on August 3, 1999 at 87 years old. She was born on September 3, 1911. We have no information about Mary's immediate family. We know that Mary A Chipman had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98103.

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In 1911, in the year that Mary A Chipman was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1935, Mary was 24 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1942, Mary was 31 years old when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1955, Mary was 44 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1993, by the time she was 82 years old, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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