Sigrid Pearson (1898 - 1975)

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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania

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Amy Robin (Pearson) Kelley

Amy Robin (Pearson) Kelley

Amy Robin (Pearson) Kelley

Amy Robin (Pearson) Kelley

Amy Kelley

Amy Kelley

Alisa Rose Pearson Dollar

Alisa Rose Pearson Dollar

Rotchie Leavelle Pearson

Rotchie Leavelle Pearson

Alisa Rose Pearson Dollar

Alisa Rose Pearson Dollar

Amy Robin (Pearson) Kelley

Amy Robin (Pearson) Kelley

Carol Mary Pearson

Carol Mary Pearson

Felicia Christine (Bolick) Pearson

Felicia Christine (Bolick) Pearson

Carol Mary Pearson

Carol Mary Pearson

Helen M Pearson

Helen M Pearson

Carol and Helen Pearson

Carol and Helen Pearson

Diane Dunn Adcock Pearson

Diane Dunn Adcock Pearson

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1898 - In the year that Sigrid Pearson was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

1940 - Sigrid was 42 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

1957 - By the time she was 59 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

1974 - At the age of 76 years old, Sigrid was alive 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.

1975 - In the year of Sigrid Pearson's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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Sigrid Pearson died in May 1975 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on May 14, 1898. We are unaware of information about Sigrid's family or relationships. We know that Sigrid Pearson had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

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