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Rosario Greenwood (1893 - 1971)

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Rosario Greenwood
1893 - 1971
Born
December 25, 1893
Death
February 1971
Last Known Residence
Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire 03598
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Rosario Greenwood of Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire was born on December 25, 1893, and died at age 77 years old in February 1971.
Updated: October 1, 2011
Biography ID: 2780229

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Rosario Greenwood passed away at age 77 years old in February 1971. Rosario Greenwood of Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire was born on December 25, 1893.

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Rosario Greenwood lived 8 years longer than the average Greenwood family member when she died at the age of 77.
The average age of a Greenwood family member is 69.
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In 1893, in the year that Rosario Greenwood was born, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1914, Rosario was 21 years old when in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1948, she was 55 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1951, at the age of 58 years old, Rosario was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1971, in the year of Rosario Greenwood's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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