Wilhelmina Hancock

(1901 - 1974)

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Wilhelmina Hancock
1901 - 1974
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August 29, 1901
Death
May 1974
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West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33407
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Wilhelmina Hancock was born on August 29, 1901. She died in May 1974 at age 72. We know that Wilhelmina Hancock had been residing in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33407.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Wilhelmina Hancock died in May 1974 at 72 years old. She was born on August 29, 1901. There is no information about Wilhelmina's immediate family. We know that Wilhelmina Hancock had been residing in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33407.

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In 1901, in the year that Wilhelmina Hancock was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1922, Wilhelmina was 21 years old when the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1946, Wilhelmina was 45 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1966, when she was 65 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1974, in the year of Wilhelmina Hancock's passing, 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.

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