Orpha Bever (1898 - 1992)

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Orpha Bever
1898 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Orpha Bever was born on December 6, 1898. She died on July 27, 1992 at 93 years of age. We know that Orpha Bever had been residing in Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington 98284.

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Orpha Bever died on July 27, 1992 at 93 years of age. She was born on December 6, 1898. There is no information about Orpha's family. We know that Orpha Bever had been residing in Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington 98284.
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1898 - 1992 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Orpha Bever was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1906, when she was merely 8 years old, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1930, at the age of 32 years old, Orpha was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1959, by the time she was 61 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1992, in the year of Orpha Bever's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Loel Bever
Jan 16, 1909 - October 1975
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Orville Bever
Jan 18, 1897 - October 1984
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Roy Bever
Dec 11, 1892 - December 1971
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Virgil Bever
Oct 28, 1880 - July 1963
Washington
Harold Bever
Aug 8, 1896 - February 1963
Washington
Leonard D Bever
Jun 27, 1929 - Jul 5, 1999
Girard, KS
Harold L Bever
Feb 7, 1945 - Feb 25, 2011
Renton, WA
Leonard Bever
Sep 30, 1912 - May 1963
Donald Bever
Jan 28, 1890 - December 1965
Port Orchard, Washington
Leroy Bever
Feb 9, 1879 - July 1967
Aberdeen, Washington
Gertrude D Bever
Jan 20, 1911 - Nov 22, 2006
Sedro Woolley, WA
Paul D Bever
Feb 16, 1924 - Apr 15, 1993
Centralia, WA
James Edward Bever
Jul 7, 1920 - Oct 30, 2007
Hamilton, Ohio
Lloyd W Bever
Jul 22, 1920 - Jun 14, 1996
Seattle, WA
Faye P Bever
Sep 17, 1919 - Sep 23, 2004
Everett, WA
Dorothee M F Bever
Oct 21, 1924 - Feb 9, 2006
Bellevue, WA
Cecil Bever
Jan 17, 1906 - Jan 4, 1991
Marie Bever
Sep 27, 1913 - September 1983
Albany, Oregon
Eva J Bever
Jun 30, 1916 - Aug 6, 2005
Redmond, OR
Margaret Bever
Sep 3, 1898 - March 1976
Portland, Oregon

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Sep 22, 1891 - Feb 2, 1990
Seattle, WA
Gladys House
Sep 20, 1902 - April 1982
White Salmon, Washington
Kristine M Jensen
Mar 17, 1887 - Feb 1, 1989
Poulsbo, WA
Viola Gray
May 3, 1881 - July 1974
Graham, Washington
Hilma Isaacson
Aug 7, 1892 - November 1978
Tacoma, Washington
Etta Hash
Jan 13, 1894 - January 1983
Pullman, Washington
Rose Saad
Apr 15, 1900 - May 23, 1989
Everett, WA
Lois J Dixon
Nov 12, 1928 - Feb 25, 2011
Colfax, WA
Pearl Draeger
Aug 30, 1891 - November 1975
Everett, Washington
Beatrice Kirby
Nov 28, 1905 - August 1984
Seattle, Washington
Ellen Sullivan
Aug 1, 1890 - April 1976
Pasco, Washington
Angelike Grivas
Jul 15, 1892 - Jan 9, 1989
Seattle, WA
Callie Irwin
Jan 16, 1888 - November 1980
Ritzville, Washington
Nona M Hart
May 21, 1900 - Dec 29, 1993
Woodburn, OR
Pearl Bloom
Apr 8, 1888 - April 1983
Yakima, Washington
Adella Carr
Apr 25, 1899 - December 1973
Lakewood, Washington
Mathilde Funck
Jun 3, 1884 - May 1979
Kirkland, Washington
Lilleth Spragg
Feb 25, 1900 - May 1982
Stanwood, Washington
Ada E Rolstad
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Anna Detillan
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