Rowena Stewart (1909 - 2005)

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Rowena Stewart
1909 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Rowena Stewart was born on February 3, 1909. She died on September 6, 2005 at 96 years old. We know that Rowena Stewart had been residing in Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut 06514.


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Rowena Stewart died on September 6, 2005 at age 96. She was born on February 3, 1909. We have no information about Rowena's surviving family. We know that Rowena Stewart had been residing in Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut 06514.
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In 1909, in the year that Rowena Stewart was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1912, she was just 3 years old when in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1930, when she was 21 years old, 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 1974, she was 65 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1988, by the time she was 79 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Dec 6, 1909 - Jan 1, 2001
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May 11, 1933 - Jul 2, 2003
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Jan 25, 1983 - Jan 30, 2010
J Stewart
Jun 12, 1955 - May 1994
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Feb 9, 1899 - Jun 8, 1991
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Jan 30, 1919 - Jan 24, 2000
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Apr 25, 1916 - Dec 1, 2009
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Douglas Stewart
Aug 29, 1901 - May 1981
Fairfield, CT
Margaret Stewart
Dec 21, 1919 - August 1979
Jean J Stewart
Aug 24, 1917 - Feb 10, 1999
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Charles Stewart
Jul 2, 1905 - April 1978
Wethersfield, CT
James C Stewart
Jan 23, 1915 - January 1993
Ansonia, CT
Jesse L Stewart
Oct 3, 1894 - Jan 18, 1997
Rockport, MA
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Jan 19, 1920 - Jan 26, 2009
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Sep 29, 1911 - February 1973
Claire Stewart
Jan 20, 1917 - August 1973
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