Myrtle Smith (1895 - 1970)

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Myrtle Smith
1895 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtle Smith was born on November 26, 1895. She died in January 1970 at 74 years old. We know that Myrtle Smith had been residing in Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey 08865.


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Myrtle Smith died in January 1970 at age 74. She was born on November 26, 1895. We are unaware of information about Myrtle's immediate family. We know that Myrtle Smith had been residing in Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey 08865.
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In 1895, in the year that Myrtle Smith was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1924, at the age of 29 years old, Myrtle was alive when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1940, she was 45 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1965, at the age of 70 years old, Myrtle was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1970, in the year of Myrtle Smith's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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Born: around 1910
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Born: around 1916
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Born: around 1899
Ohio, United States
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Born: around 1906
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Born: around 1911
Maryland, United States
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1911 - 1983
Footscray, Australia
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Oct 28, 1901 - November 1982
Phillipsburg, NJ
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Mar 24, 1896 - April 1978
Oxford, NJ
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Oct 11, 1913 - May 29, 1989
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Jun 30, 1904 - November 1995
Broadway, NJ
Regina T Smith
Mar 23, 1919 - Jul 10, 2004
Easton, PA
Thomas Smith
Jul 8, 1906 - April 1980
Nazareth, PA
Lulita Smith
Mar 10, 1905 - Jan 4, 1990
Belvidere, NJ
Charles Smith
Apr 18, 1900 - February 1984
Edwin Smith
May 26, 1903 - September 1971
Baltimore, MD
Warren Smith
Mar 2, 1895 - August 1963
Kenneth Smith
Jan 30, 1906 - August 1986
Easton, PA
George Smith
Mar 13, 1901 - February 1979
Belvidere, NJ
Carl J Smith
Apr 11, 1915 - Aug 1, 1996
Easton, PA
Clarence Smith
May 9, 1908 - October 1986
Easton, PA
William Smith
Jul 4, 1890 - September 1962
Thelma S Smith
Aug 19, 1914 - Jan 17, 2009
Easton, PA
Marie Smith
Jun 6, 1911 - September 1980
Upper Darby, PA
Ray Smith
Mar 21, 1915 - July 1976
Saint Louis, MO
Lester Smith
May 4, 1903 - December 1978
Easton, PA
Harry Smith
May 1, 1900 - January 1985
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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