Minerva Daniels (1890 - 1983)

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Minerva Daniels
1890 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Minerva Daniels was born on September 19, 1890. She died in May 1983 at age 92. We know that Minerva Daniels had been residing in Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington.

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Minerva Daniels passed away in May 1983 at 92 years old. She was born on September 19, 1890. There is no information about Minerva's family or relationships. We know that Minerva Daniels had been residing in Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington.
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In 1890, in the year that Minerva Daniels was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1935, Minerva was 45 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1944, she was 54 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1950, Minerva was 60 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1983, in the year of Minerva Daniels's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Oct 28, 1902 - April 1973
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Jun 18, 1908 - Jul 29, 1996
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Nov 4, 1925 - Mar 15, 1994
Granger, WA
Warren Daniels
Nov 23, 1901 - January 1981
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Asenath Daniels
Jan 2, 1894 - November 1973
Seattle, Washington
Laura Daniels
Apr 13, 1891 - September 1973
Sunnyvale, California
Edwin B Daniels
May 13, 1926 - Aug 7, 1988
Auburn, WA
Blanche Daniels
Dec 13, 1891 - July 1968
Portland, Oregon
Blanche L Daniels
Mar 16, 1907 - Feb 3, 1989
Lacey, WA
Edna J Daniels
Apr 5, 1906 - Oct 18, 1998
Puyallup, WA
Mabel M Daniels
Aug 20, 1913 - Aug 6, 1993
Anacortes, WA
Marie Daniels
Jan 5, 1900 - March 1986
Los Angeles, California
Patricia Ann Mc Daniels
Sep 8, 1937 - Aug 6, 2008
Escondido, California
Russell E Daniels
Mar 3, 1937 - Oct 22, 1998
Tyler J Daniels
Feb 16, 1998 - May 11, 2003
Darrell L Daniels
Sep 22, 1943 - Aug 13, 1993
Robert Daniels
Apr 1, 1891 - July 1973
Canada
Esther M Daniels
Apr 2, 1906 - Nov 8, 1995
Cheney, WA
Loretta H Daniels
Apr 28, 1905 - Aug 12, 1991
Michael L Daniels
Apr 4, 1947 - Mar 10, 2002

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