Virginia Etheridge (1916 - 2003)

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Virginia Etheridge
1916 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Virginia Etheridge was born on September 14, 1916. She died on May 18, 2003 at 86 years of age. We know that Virginia Etheridge had been residing in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas 78254.


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Virginia Etheridge died on May 18, 2003 at 86 years of age. She was born on September 14, 1916. We are unaware of information about Virginia's immediate family. We know that Virginia Etheridge had been residing in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas 78254.
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In 1916, in the year that Virginia Etheridge was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1922, by the time she was just 6 years old, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1943, she was 27 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1986, she was 70 years old when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1994, at the age of 78 years old, Virginia was alive when on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Other Virginia Etheridges

Virginia C. (Calohan) Etheridge
Born: around 1941
Virginia F. (Brown) Etheridge
Born: around 1956
Virginia F. (Duker) Etheridge
Born: around 1944
Virginia K. (Justus) Etheridge
Born: around 1946
Virginia L Etheridge
Dec 17, 1918 - Nov 2, 2005
Columbia, MO
Virginia Etheridge
Mar 4, 1905 - March 1983
Mesquite, Texas
Virginia M Etheridge
Mar 9, 1911 - Jan 3, 1991
Tampa, FL
Virginia K Etheridge
Jan 15, 1947 - Dec 22, 2009
Duncan, OK
Virginia C Etheridge
May 24, 1917 - Jul 16, 1988
Jackson, MS
Virginia Etheridge
Nov 24, 1933 - Apr 5, 2004
Winston Salem, NC
Virginia K Etheridge
Aug 31, 1960 - Feb 27, 2009
Mount Olive, MS

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Henry Etheridge
Jul 2, 1914 - January 1972
Eddie Etheridge
Sep 28, 1894 - August 1976
Fairfield, Alabama
John Etheridge
Mar 13, 1920 - April 1987
Brooklyn, New York
Carl Etheridge
Nov 20, 1912 - February 1984
Montgomery, Alabama
H H Etheridge
Mar 12, 1921 - Feb 29, 2000
Montgomery, AL
George Etheridge
Apr 4, 1906 - March 1980
Detroit, Michigan
Herbert Thomas Etheridge
Oct 10, 1919 - Aug 14, 2008
Youngstown, Florida
Bertie D Etheridge
Dec 31, 1922 - Oct 29, 1987
Dozier, AL
Evie D Etheridge
Feb 3, 1907 - October 1995
Grady, AL
Donice Etheridge
Sep 17, 1927 - May 1979
Castleberry, Alabama
Carl B Etheridge
Mar 14, 1928 - Feb 28, 2006
Castleberry, AL
Guy Etheridge
Jan 30, 1930 - February 1985
Castleberry, Alabama
Eloise Etheridge
Sep 26, 1921 - October 1981
Birmingham, Alabama
Margaret S Etheridge
Sep 3, 1922 - Aug 7, 2007
Camden, AL
Vivian Etheridge
Jan 8, 1918 - May 11, 2009
Mobile, AL
Joseph B Etheridge
Feb 27, 1926 - Mar 16, 1990
Hialeah, FL
Hattie Etheridge
Jun 11, 1905 - April 1978
Orval E Etheridge
Mar 27, 1932 - Nov 10, 2010
Madison, AL
John Etheridge
Feb 12, 1890 - October 1969
Dozier, Alabama
Mary F Etheridge
Apr 23, 1934 - Jun 5, 2005
Dora, AL

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Vinegar Bend, AL
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Lucedale, Mississippi
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Tibbie, Alabama
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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Mount Vernon, Alabama
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