Susan Sweigard (1900 - 1975)

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Susan Sweigard
1900 - 1975
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November 17, 1900
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October 1975
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Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania 16365
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Susan Sweigard was born on November 17, 1900. She died in October 1975 at 74 years old. We know that Susan Sweigard had been residing in Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania 16365.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Susan Sweigard passed away in October 1975 at 74 years of age. She was born on November 17, 1900. We are unaware of information about Susan's family. We know that Susan Sweigard had been residing in Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania 16365.

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In 1900, in the year that Susan Sweigard was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1919, at the age of 19 years old, Susan was alive 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 1952, she was 52 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1966, Susan was 66 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1975, in the year of Susan Sweigard's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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