Polly Gaines (1898 - 1991)

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Polly Gaines
1898 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Polly Gaines was born on March 15, 1898. She died on August 29, 1991 at 93 years of age. We know that Polly Gaines had been residing in Waynesboro, Wayne County, Mississippi 39367.

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Polly Gaines died on August 29, 1991 at 93 years old. She was born on March 15, 1898. There is no information about Polly's family. We know that Polly Gaines had been residing in Waynesboro, Wayne County, Mississippi 39367.
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In 1898, in the year that Polly Gaines was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1901, at the age of just 3 years old, Polly was alive when the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1930, Polly was 32 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1966, by the time she was 68 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1991, in the year of Polly Gaines's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Dec 20, 1950 - August 1985
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Jan 28, 1908 - May 29, 1995
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Apr 16, 1910 - June 1967
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Jan 4, 1904 - Aug 3, 1997
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Apr 20, 1908 - May 1977
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Taylor Gaines
Feb 28, 1884 - July 1969
Coal Hill, Arkansas
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Clemon Gaines
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