Minnie Chaffin (1896 - 1982)

Minnie Chaffin
1896 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Minnie Chaffin was born on December 29, 1896. She died in February 1982 at 85 years old. We know that Minnie Chaffin had been residing in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio 43207.


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Minnie Chaffin passed away in February 1982 at 85 years of age. She was born on December 29, 1896. There is no information about Minnie's family or relationships. We know that Minnie Chaffin had been residing in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio 43207.
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In 1896, in the year that Minnie Chaffin was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1908, when she was merely 12 years old, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1910, Minnie was just 14 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1967, by the time she was 71 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1982, in the year of Minnie Chaffin's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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