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Sylvia Mataich (1903 - 1994)

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Sylvia Mataich
1903 - 1994
Born
March 6, 1903
Death
October 2, 1994
Last Known Residence
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44119
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Sylvia Mataich of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio was born on March 6, 1903, and died at age 91 years old on October 2, 1994.
Updated: November 1, 2011

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Sylvia Mataich passed away at age 91 years old on October 2, 1994. Sylvia Mataich of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio was born on March 6, 1903.

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Sylvia Mataich lived 13 years longer than the average Mataich family member when she died at the age of 91.
The average age of a Mataich family member is 78.
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In 1903, in the year that Sylvia Mataich was born, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

In 1925, when she was 22 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1950, when she was 47 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1974, Sylvia was 71 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1994, in the year of Sylvia Mataich's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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