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Samuel Kaplan (1890 - 1967)

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Samuel Kaplan
1890 - 1967
Born
December 4, 1890
Death
February 1967
Last Known Residence
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33139
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Samuel Kaplan of Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida was born on December 4, 1890, and died at age 76 years old in February 1967.
Updated: October 5, 2011
Biography ID: 15355204

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Samuel Kaplan passed away at age 76 years old in February 1967. Samuel Kaplan of Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida was born on December 4, 1890.

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1890 - 1967 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Samuel Kaplan was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1910, when he was 20 years old, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1933, at the age of 43 years old, Samuel was alive when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1946, at the age of 56 years old, Samuel was alive when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1967, in the year of Samuel Kaplan's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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