Mary Giles Cox

(1881 - 1954)

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Mary Giles Cox
1881 - 1954
Born
1881
Death
1954
Ballarat, Australia
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Ballarat, Australia
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Mary Giles Cox was born in 1881. She was born to Trudgen Thomas Cox and Lavinia Prowse Cox. She died in 1954 in Ballarat, Australia at 73 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Mary Giles Cox died in 1954 in Ballarat, Australia at 73 years of age. She was born in 1881. She was born to Trudgen Thomas Cox and Lavinia Prowse Cox.

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In 1881, in the year that Mary Giles Cox was born, on March 4th, James A. Garfield became the 20th President of the United States. On July 2nd, he was shot by Charles Guiteau, a lawyer, in Washington, D.C. The wound became infected and Garfield died on September 19. Vice President Chester A. Arthur immediately became the 21st President.

In 1912, by the time she was 31 years old, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1937, at the age of 56 years old, Mary was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1940, when she was 59 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1954, in the year of Mary Giles Cox's passing, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

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