Spurgeon Andrews (1898 - 1971)

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Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas

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Edward Mulhare and Julie Andrews

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Two Victorian Ladies

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Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore

Alice Ghostley, Kaye Ballard and Julie Andrews

Alice Ghostley, Kaye Ballard and Julie Andrews

Bernice Evelyn Andrews Reiff

Bernice Evelyn Andrews Reiff

Earl and Bernice Reiff

Earl and Bernice Reiff

Frank W. Andrews

Frank W. Andrews

Thelma Andrews Condon

Thelma Andrews Condon

Greer Garson and Julie Andrews

Greer Garson and Julie Andrews

Bert Andrews

Bert Andrews

Mr & Mrs Andrews

Mr & Mrs Andrews

Kendrick & Danielle Andrews

Kendrick & Danielle Andrews

Kendrick & Danielle Andrews

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Theo Andrews Edward Mulhare and Julie Andrews Two Victorian Ladies Dudley Moore

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1898 - In the year that Spurgeon Andrews was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

1913 - By the time this person was just 15 years old, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

1917 - At the age of 19 years old, Spurgeon was alive when in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

1953 - Spurgeon was 55 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

1971 - In the year of Spurgeon Andrews's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Spurgeon Andrews passed away in March 1971 at 72 years old. There is no known cause of death. Spurgeon was born on May 26, 1898. We have no information about Spurgeon's family or relationships. We know that Spurgeon Andrews had been residing in Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas.

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