Sylvia Louise (Ennis) Ziegler (1912 - 1995)

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Chicago, Cook County, IL United States

Death


VA United States

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at Arlington National Cemetery,
Arlington, VA United States

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Father: Joseph Emile Sylvio Ennis
Mother: Frances Louise Thorpe
Siblings: Mary Ennis, John Emile Ennis, Francis Thorpe Ennis, and Roberta Jane Ennis

Husband: Carl L Ziegler

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Louise

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Ennis

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1912 - In the year that Sylvia Louise (Ennis) Ziegler was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

1922 - By the time she was only 10 years old, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

1930 - By the time she was 18 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

1942 - When she was 30 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1995 - In the year of Sylvia Louise (Ennis) Ziegler 's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Sylvia Louise (Ennis) Ziegler died on April 22, 1995 in Virginia at age 82. No cause of death has been listed for Sylvia. She was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. She was born on November 22, 1912 in Chicago, IL. She was born to Joseph Emile Sylvio Ennis and Frances Louise Thorpe, with siblings Mary, John, Francis, and Roberta. Sylvia married Carl L Ziegler.

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