Morries Andersen (1918 - 1974)

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Woodland, Yolo County, California

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Hans Jacob Andersen

Hans Jacob Andersen

Janet Andersen

Janet Andersen

Blanche W Schultz

Blanche W Schultz

Jens S. Andersen

Jens S. Andersen

Arthur Andersen & Tekla, Wisconsin

Arthur Andersen & Tekla, Wisconsin

McCawley Children, 1936

McCawley Children, 1936

Christine Christiansen Andersen

Christine Christiansen Andersen

Mary & Elsie, Florence A. Merriam High School photo

Mary & Elsie, Florence A. Merriam High School photo

John Andersen and Mable Searles wedding day

John Andersen and Mable Searles wedding day

Anna Maria Andersen

Anna Maria Andersen

Roy R Searles

Roy R Searles

Hilmar Ronning and his chello

Hilmar Ronning and his chello

Grandpa, Great Uncle Hilmar Ronning Andersen

Grandpa, Great Uncle Hilmar Ronning Andersen

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Mabel Andersen Hans Jacob Andersen Janet Andersen Blanche W Schultz

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1918 - In the year that Morries Andersen was born, 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.

1931 - At the age of merely 13 years old, Morries was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1950 - Morries was 32 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.

1969 - When this person was 51 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

1974 - In the year of Morries Andersen's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Morries Andersen passed away in September 1974 at 56 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Morries. Morries was born on February 17, 1918. There is no information about Morries's family or relationships. We know that Morries Andersen had been residing in Woodland, Yolo County, California.

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