Thelma Coopwood (1897 - 1973)

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Thelma Coopwood
1897 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Thelma Coopwood was born on December 20, 1897. She died in November 1973 at 75 years of age. We know that Thelma Coopwood had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38111.


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Thelma Coopwood died in November 1973 at 75 years old. She was born on December 20, 1897. We are unaware of information about Thelma's family. We know that Thelma Coopwood had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38111.
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In 1897, in the year that Thelma Coopwood was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1938, she was 41 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1944, Thelma was 47 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1958, at the age of 61 years old, Thelma was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1973, in the year of Thelma Coopwood's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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