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Mary Montgomery (1893 - 1976)

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Mary Montgomery
1893 - 1976
Born
August 15, 1893
Death
January 1976
Last Known Residence
Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15022
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Mary Montgomery of Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania was born on August 15, 1893, and died at age 82 years old in January 1976.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21143190

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Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15022
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August 15, 1893
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Mary Montgomery passed away at age 82 years old in January 1976. Mary Montgomery of Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania was born on August 15, 1893.

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Mary Montgomery lived 11 years longer than the average Montgomery family member when she died at the age of 82.
The average age of a Montgomery family member is 71.
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1893 - 1976 World Events

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In 1893, in the year that Mary Montgomery was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1918, when she was 25 years old, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1942, Mary was 49 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1964, Mary was 71 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1976, in the year of Mary Montgomery's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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