Mary E Lamphere (1928 - 2010)

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Mary E Lamphere
1928 - 2010
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July 8, 1928
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January 15, 2010
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Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island 02886
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Mary E Lamphere was born on July 8, 1928. She died on January 15, 2010 at 81 years of age. We know that Mary E Lamphere had been residing in Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island 02886.
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Rhode Island Veteran Memorial Cemetery Section I-3 Row 16 Site 363 301 South County Trail, in Exeter, Rhode Island 02822
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Mary E Lamphere died on January 15, 2010 at 81 years of age. She was buried in Rhode Island Veteran Memorial Cemetery Section I-3 Row 16 Site 363, Exeter, Rhode Island. She was born on July 8, 1928. We are unaware of information about Mary's family. We know that Mary E Lamphere had been residing in Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island 02886.

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In 1928, in the year that Mary E Lamphere was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1934, Mary was just 6 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1940, Mary was merely 12 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1959, at the age of 31 years old, Mary was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1990, by the time she was 62 years old, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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