Mary Knowles (1907 - 1990)

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Mary Knowles
1907 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Knowles was born on February 2, 1907. She died on May 30, 1990 at 83 years old.

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Mary Knowles died on May 30, 1990 at 83 years of age. She was born on February 2, 1907. We have no information about Mary's family or relationships.
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In 1907, in the year that Mary Knowles was born, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1910, at the age of only 3 years old, Mary was alive when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1926, by the time she was 19 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1977, by the time she was 70 years old, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1990, in the year of Mary Knowles's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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Mary Edith Knowles
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Mary Alice Knowles
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Mary Alice Knowles
1896 - 1971
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May 18, 1925 - November 1975
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May 17, 1913 - Apr 21, 2001
North Little Rock, AR
Elmul Knowles
Oct 11, 1917 - September 1968
Charles Knowles
Jun 6, 1914 - February 1979
Little Rock, Arkansas
Eupha Knowles
Sep 2, 1904 - April 1981
Austin, Arkansas
Anna W Knowles
Oct 1, 1895 - Mar 2, 1991
Little Rock, AR
Sherman Knowles
Jun 25, 1920 - Feb 7, 1999
Shreveport, LA
Ruby P Knowles
Jan 1, 1915 - Mar 8, 2002
Perryville, AR
Lela R Knowles
May 2, 1916 - Apr 22, 2001
Little Rock, AR
Lola Knowles
Jun 15, 1894 - May 1985
Malvern, Arkansas
Hattie Knowles
Jun 30, 1889 - May 1982
Perryville, Arkansas
P H Knowles
Jul 5, 1924 - Sep 6, 1998
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Mell Knowles
Dec 25, 1909 - November 1978
Blytheville, Arkansas
Guy T Knowles
Mar 15, 1924 - Nov 21, 1999
Fresno, CA
Frank E Knowles
Jul 4, 1926 - May 2, 2007
Benton, AR
Claude Knowles
Aug 9, 1914 - September 1969
Chicago, Illinois
Vance Edwin Knowles
Nov 30, 1923 - Oct 16, 2008
Bedford, Texas
Elva A Knowles
Aug 16, 1910 - Oct 22, 1998
Mary E Knowles
Aug 29, 1934 - Sep 13, 2001
San Antonio, TX

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