Sophia Gamble (1906 - 1968)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section H Site 1320,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Grandview, Yakima County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War I

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1906 - In the year that Sophia Gamble was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

1928 - When she was 22 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.

1964 - When she was 58 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

1967 - At the age of 61 years old, Sophia was alive when 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.

1968 - In the year of Sophia Gamble's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Sophia Gamble passed away on December 14, 1968 at age 62. There is no known cause of death. She was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section H Site 1320, Portland, Or. She was born on October 5, 1906. We are unaware of information about Sophia's family. We know that Sophia Gamble had been residing in Grandview, Yakima County, Washington.

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