Mary Ann Cowling (1863 - 1949)

Mary Ann Cowling
1863 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Ann Cowling was born in 1863. She was born to Schiller Alex August Cowling and Mary Cooke Cowling. She died in 1949 in Ballarat, Australia at 86 years old.
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Mary Ann Cowling
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Mary Ann Cowling died in 1949 in Ballarat, Australia at age 86. She was born in 1863. She was born to Schiller Alex August Cowling and Mary Cooke Cowling.
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In 1863, in the year that Mary Ann Cowling was born, in January, British scientist John Tyndall proved the greenhouse effect - which had been widely theorized, but not proven, by scientists.

In 1886, she was 23 years old when on October 28th, President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty. A gift from France, the base for the statue had been built using donations from the American public. The unplanned but enthusiastic celebration after the dedication led to the first ticker tape parade.

In 1893, when she was 30 years old, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1924, she was 61 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1949, in the year of Mary Ann Cowling's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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