Mary Forsythe (1888 - 1977)

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Mary Forsythe
1888 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Forsythe was born on August 6, 1888. She died in August 1977 at age 88. We know that Mary Forsythe had been residing in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54956.


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Mary Forsythe passed away in August 1977 at 88 years of age. She was born on August 6, 1888. We have no information about Mary's family or relationships. We know that Mary Forsythe had been residing in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54956.
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1888 - 1977 World Events

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In 1888, in the year that Mary Forsythe was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1907, by the time she was 19 years old, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1941, Mary was 53 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1955, when she was 67 years old, 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 1977, in the year of Mary Forsythe's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Born: around 1962
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Scott R Forsythe
Aug 5, 1951 - Oct 23, 2007
Green Bay, WI
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Oct 16, 1913 - Dec 21, 1992
La Crosse, WI
Conrad O Forsythe
Mar 21, 1909 - Oct 15, 2005
Oklahoma City, OK
Bert D Forsythe
Nov 7, 1911 - Jun 29, 1991
Florence Forsythe
Feb 20, 1896 - November 1982
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Hilda Forsythe
Apr 22, 1894 - December 1980
William Paul Forsythe
Mar 16, 1930 - Apr 28, 2006
Chisago City, Minnesota
Thomas J Forsythe
Nov 19, 1948 - Nov 23, 2008
Madison, WI
Mildred Forsythe
Jan 4, 1905 - January 1985
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Elvera Forsythe
Aug 12, 1894 - January 1982
Eustis, Florida
James Forsythe
May 3, 1928 - Feb 2, 1995
Green Bay, WI
Andrew Forsythe
Oct 3, 1902 - March 1971
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Laverne Forsythe
Oct 8, 1912 - Apr 8, 1993
Green Bay, WI
Orville Forsythe
Aug 31, 1914 - January 1972
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Patricia D Forsythe
Oct 18, 1921 - Aug 22, 2002
Green Bay, WI
Minnie Forsythe
Sep 11, 1902 - September 1984
Hammond, Wisconsin
Raymond Forsythe
Nov 13, 1900 - October 1964
Marie J Forsythe
Oct 30, 1909 - Aug 29, 2006
Neenah, WI
Henry Forsythe
Aug 8, 1911 - July 1969

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May 23, 1931 - Mar 22, 2002
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Thomas Killilea
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Clara Zacharias
May 30, 1894 - October 1981
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Richard Mayer
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Milwaukee, WI
Raymond Debroux
Aug 17, 1896 - December 1983
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Leland J Lee
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Winneconne, WI
Richard Jordan
Aug 19, 1934 - Mar 17, 2000
Oshkosh, WI
Iva Holiday
May 14, 1890 - January 1978
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Louis Eisenach
Aug 22, 1889 - July 1969
Neenah, Wisconsin
A Elwood
Oct 2, 1900 - January 1984
Neenah, Wisconsin
Roy E Nelson
Mar 7, 1908 - Oct 20, 1990
Gloria Larson
Oct 5, 1934 - December 1980
Vernon W Palmer
Jun 11, 1935 - Sep 5, 2005
Menasha, WI
Herman Krause
Oct 15, 1897 - June 1987
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Marjorie Lange
Nov 25, 1911 - August 1980
Henry Coonen
Apr 7, 1899 - October 1979
Menasha, Wisconsin
Louis H Ticks
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