Mary Eliza Koetsveld (1890 - 1962)

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Mary Eliza Koetsveld
1890 - 1962
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1890
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1962
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Mary Eliza Koetsveld was born in 1890. She was born to Miller August Koetsveld and Eliza Thomas Koetsveld. She died in 1962 in Melbourne, Australia at 72 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Mary Eliza Koetsveld passed away in 1962 in Melbourne, Australia at 72 years of age. She was born in 1890. She was born to Miller August Koetsveld and Eliza Thomas Koetsveld.

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In 1890, in the year that Mary Eliza Koetsveld was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1900, she was merely 10 years old when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1935, by the time she was 45 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1954, by the time she was 64 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1962, in the year of Mary Eliza Koetsveld's passing, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

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