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Signa Saylor (1897 - 1985)

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Signa Saylor
1897 - 1985
Born
February 8, 1897
Death
June 1985
Last Known Residence
zip code 33516
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Signa Saylor was born on February 8, 1897, and died at age 88 years old in June 1985. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Signa Saylor.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 5189733

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Signa Saylor passed away at age 88 years old in June 1985. Signa Saylor was born on February 8, 1897. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Signa Saylor.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Signa Saylor lived 16 years longer than the average Saylor family member when they died at the age of 88.
The average age of a Saylor family member is 72.
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1897 - 1985 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Signa Saylor was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1909, at the age of merely 12 years old, Signa was alive when William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1928, by the time this person was 31 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1933, Signa was 36 years old when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1985, in the year of Signa Saylor's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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