Stewart Cragle (1900 - 1982)

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Stewart Cragle
1900 - 1982
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April 5, 1900
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December 1982
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16509
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Stewart Cragle was born on April 5, 1900. He died in December 1982 at 82 years old. We know that Stewart Cragle had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16509.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Stewart Cragle died in December 1982 at 82 years of age. He was born on April 5, 1900. We are unaware of information about Stewart's family or relationships. We know that Stewart Cragle had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16509.

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In 1900, in the year that Stewart Cragle was born, the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

In 1919, he was 19 years old when in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1931, when he was 31 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1953, Stewart was 53 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1982, in the year of Stewart Cragle's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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