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Sophie Zoref (1897 - 1974)

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Sophie Zoref
1897 - 1974
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March 28, 1897
Death
May 1974
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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11218
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Sophie Zoref was born on March 28, 1897. She died in May 1974 at 77 years old. We know that Sophie Zoref had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11218.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Sophie Zoref died in May 1974 at 77 years old. She was born on March 28, 1897. There is no information about Sophie's immediate family. We know that Sophie Zoref had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11218.
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1897 - 1974 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Sophie Zoref was born, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1917, by the time she was 20 years old, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1936, by the time she was 39 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1946, by the time she was 49 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1974, in the year of Sophie Zoref's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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