Mildred I Swanson (1912 - 2010)

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Mildred I Swanson
1912 - 2010
June 26, 1912
April 5, 2010
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Seattle, King County, Washington 98166
Mildred I Swanson was born on June 26, 1912. She died on April 5, 2010 at 97 years of age. We know that Mildred I Swanson had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98166.
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Mildred I Swanson passed away on April 5, 2010 at 97 years of age. She was born on June 26, 1912. We are unaware of information about Mildred's family or relationships. We know that Mildred I Swanson had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98166.

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In 1912, in the year that Mildred I Swanson was born, 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 1928, at the age of 16 years old, Mildred was alive when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1932, at the age of 20 years old, Mildred was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1959, at the age of 47 years old, Mildred was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1995, she was 83 years old when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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