Stanley A Marrs (1909 - 2001)

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Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida

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Ora (Atkenson) & Willie Marrs, KY

Ora (Atkenson) & Willie Marrs, KY

Boys and Their Wives

Boys and Their Wives

Mollie Marrs

Mollie Marrs

Melba and Randy

Melba and Randy

Wiley and Maude Marrs

Wiley and Maude Marrs

Crab Orchard Lake

Crab Orchard Lake

Bessie Lee Marrs

Bessie Lee Marrs

Alla Maymie Marrs

Alla Maymie Marrs

Ina Lillian (Lillie) Marrs

Ina Lillian (Lillie) Marrs

Carl Reaves Marrs

Carl Reaves Marrs

Ivy May Carr

Ivy May Carr

Herbert Norman Marrs

Herbert Norman Marrs

Theodore Ernest Epperson

Theodore Ernest Epperson

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Virgle's Band Ora (Atkenson) & Willie Marrs, KY Boys and Their Wives Mollie Marrs

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1909 - In the year that Stanley A Marrs was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

1913 - When he was just 4 years old, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1917 - By the time he was merely 8 years old, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

1939 - Stanley was 30 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

1944 - By the time he was 35 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

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Stanley A Marrs died on May 14, 2001 at age 91. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on December 7, 1909. We have no information about Stanley's family or relationships. We know that Stanley A Marrs had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.

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