Wanda Sawyer (1913 - 1997)

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Wanda Sawyer
1913 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Wanda Sawyer was born on June 18, 1913. She died on October 26, 1997 at age 84. We know that Wanda Sawyer had been residing in Culver City, Los Angeles County, California.


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Wanda Sawyer passed away on October 26, 1997 at 84 years old. She was born on June 18, 1913. We have no information about Wanda's family or relationships. We know that Wanda Sawyer had been residing in Culver City, Los Angeles County, California.
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1913 - 1997 World Events

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In 1913, in the year that Wanda Sawyer was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1931, when she was 18 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1971, Wanda was 58 years old when in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1984, by the time she was 71 years old, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

In 1997, in the year of Wanda Sawyer's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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Sep 3, 1975 - Apr 15, 1997
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Feb 26, 1922 - Jan 18, 2000
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James G Sawyer
Dec 20, 1934 - Jul 7, 2011
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H Wayne Sawyer
Feb 18, 1923 - Feb 23, 1996
Leesville, SC
Tom J Sawyer
Feb 16, 1937 - Oct 5, 2005
Roger W Sawyer
Dec 18, 1916 - Nov 16, 1996
Port Hueneme, CA
Edward A Sawyer
Nov 11, 1967 - Apr 23, 2003
Hacienda Heights, CA
April Sawyer
Apr 2, 1942 - April 1983
Newark, California
Adele Sawyer
Dec 10, 1909 - Dec 21, 2001
Fallbrook, CA
Howard W Sawyer
Nov 21, 1946 - Apr 8, 2004
Bell, CA
Clara L Sawyer
Mar 13, 1909 - Mar 7, 1998
Pueblo, CO
Carol E Sawyer
Jan 21, 1929 - Nov 28, 1996
Simi Valley, CA
Margaret Sawyer
Jun 27, 1907 - July 1981
Ontario, California
Ernest W Sawyer
May 17, 1918 - Jul 5, 2006
Point Roberts, WA
Alvin Sawyer
Oct 9, 1898 - May 1985
Jennings, Louisiana
Maxine C Sawyer
Feb 4, 1914 - Aug 30, 1996
Jewette Sawyer
Nov 10, 1912 - Jan 17, 2007
Ojai, California
Howard Louis Sawyer
May 20, 1921 - Jan 27, 2006
San Jose, CA
Harold S Sawyer
Mar 21, 1920 - Apr 2, 2003
Rockford, MI

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