Rowena C Stewart (1921 - 2002)

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Rowena C Stewart
1921 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Rowena C Stewart was born on October 21, 1921. She died on October 30, 2002 at 81 years of age. We know that Rowena C Stewart had been residing in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana 47713.


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Rowena C Stewart died on October 30, 2002 at age 81. She was born on October 21, 1921. We have no information about Rowena's surviving family. We know that Rowena C Stewart had been residing in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana 47713.
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In 1921, in the year that Rowena C Stewart was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1938, she was 17 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1972, Rowena was 51 years old when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1987, by the time she was 66 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1998, when she was 77 years old, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Apr 25, 1930 - Jan 18, 1992
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Feb 1, 1928 - Aug 15, 1999
Indianapolis, IN
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Dec 18, 1897 - August 1981
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Oct 18, 1898 - November 1983
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Apr 3, 1928 - Dec 25, 1999
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Jul 31, 1929 - Feb 23, 1989
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Aug 20, 1923 - Nov 16, 2004
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Feb 9, 1892 - May 1975
Noblesville, Indiana
Minnie Stewart
Dec 12, 1895 - March 1968
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Jul 14, 1928 - Dec 20, 1996
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