Thora Seward (1904 - 2007)

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Thora Seward
1904 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Thora Seward was born on September 7, 1904. She died on August 19, 2007 at age 102. We know that Thora Seward had been residing in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington 98506.


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Thora Seward passed away on August 19, 2007 at 102 years of age. She was born on September 7, 1904. There is no information about Thora's family or relationships. We know that Thora Seward had been residing in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington 98506.
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In 1904, in the year that Thora Seward was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1929, at the age of 25 years old, Thora was alive when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1939, at the age of 35 years old, Thora was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1951, when she was 47 years old, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1973, when she was 69 years old, 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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Charles Seward
Jul 17, 1881 - September 1970
Shelton, Washington
Patricia A Seward
Jul 13, 1926 - Apr 5, 2004
College Place, WA
Howard M Seward
Dec 13, 1929 - Mar 7, 1996
Port Angeles, WA
Gladys E Seward
Jul 3, 1932 - Jan 30, 2009
Topeka, KS
Alfreda Seward
Apr 9, 1895 - March 1970
Seattle, Washington
Olive B Seward
Sep 3, 1897 - Dec 9, 1989
Seattle, WA
Robert E Seward
Feb 7, 1909 - Dec 27, 1997
Nampa, ID
Marie Seward
Dec 5, 1904 - October 1982
Saint John, Washington
Pearle Seward
Dec 20, 1884 - September 1970
Spokane, Washington
Vernon J Seward
Jan 31, 1917 - Nov 10, 1999
Elmer City, WA
Mearl Seward
Aug 21, 1898 - June 1975
South San Francisco, California
Raymond Seward
Feb 7, 1889 - December 1978
Tacoma, Washington
Kathryn Seward
Dec 14, 1899 - Sep 3, 1989
Seattle, WA
Orris Seward
Dec 11, 1911 - December 1980
Yakima, Washington
Denise Seward
Dec 18, 1958 - Feb 10, 2010
Itasca, Texas
Austin Seward
May 4, 1885 - May 1974
Eugene, Oregon
Lannie Seward
Feb 28, 1887 - April 1971
McCleary, Washington
Dan Seward
May 25, 1911 - September 1977
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Orville M Seward
Sep 22, 1923 - Dec 5, 2010
Yakima, WA
Vernice Seward
Jan 12, 1911 - August 1977

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