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Rowena Rittenhouse (1900 - 1982)

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Rowena Rittenhouse
1900 - 1982
Born
June 22, 1900
Death
November 1982
Last Known Residence
zip code 33821
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Rowena Rittenhouse was born on June 22, 1900, and died at age 82 years old in November 1982. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Rowena Rittenhouse.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 3988685

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Rowena Rittenhouse passed away at age 82 years old in November 1982. Rowena Rittenhouse was born on June 22, 1900. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Rowena Rittenhouse.

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Rowena Rittenhouse lived 8 years longer than the average Rittenhouse family member when she died at the age of 82.
The average age of a Rittenhouse family member is 74.
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1900 - 1982 World Events

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In 1900, in the year that Rowena Rittenhouse was born, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1936, when she was 36 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1949, she was 49 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1958, by the time she was 58 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1982, in the year of Rowena Rittenhouse's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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