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Miriam Rhodes (1889 - 1976)

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Miriam Rhodes
1889 - 1976
Born
March 16, 1889
Death
October 1976
Last Known Residence
zip code 04689
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Miriam Rhodes was born on March 16, 1889, and died at age 87 years old in October 1976. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Miriam Rhodes.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 7603281

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Miriam Rhodes passed away at age 87 years old in October 1976. Miriam Rhodes was born on March 16, 1889. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Miriam Rhodes.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Miriam Rhodes lived 16 years longer than the average Rhodes family member when she died at the age of 87.
The average age of a Rhodes family member is 71.
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1889 - 1976 World Events

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In 1889, in the year that Miriam Rhodes was born, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

In 1897, when she was just 8 years old, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1902, Miriam was only 13 years old when the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1927, when she was 38 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1976, in the year of Miriam Rhodes'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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