101 - Gertrude Sidener Phillips - Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery - Norman, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 14.601 W 097° 26.463
14S E 641840 N 3901143
Quick Description: Gertrude Phillips was born the same year that Annie Oakley promoted the service of women in combat situations with the United States military
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 12/15/2013 11:06:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMJPX9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
The final resting place of Gertrude Phillips is at the west side of the Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery, just a few feet east of N. Porter Ave.


Text on marker:

Gertrude Sidener Phillips

9 Jan. 1898 - 22 Oct. 1999

A remarkable woman who befriended and inspired many
Founder, EA of Chi Omega
Member D.A.R.


Some worldwide events and accomplishments that occurred during Gertrude's time on earth:

1898: Thousands of Chinese scholars and Beijing citizens protest in front of the Capital Control Yuan, asking for reform.
1908: A 40,000-year-old Neanderthal boy skeleton is found at Le Moustier in southwest France by Otto Hauser.
1918: The United States Post Office Department begins the world's third regular airmail service, between New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
1928: "Pineapple Primary": The United States Republican Party primary elections in Chicago are preceded by assassinations and bombings.
1938: The Niagara Bridge at Niagara Falls, New York collapses due to an ice jam.
1948: The World Health Organization is established by the United Nations.
1958: The U.S. Army inducts Elvis Presley, transforming The King Of Rock & Roll into U.S. private #53310761
1968: The Florida Education Association (FEA) initiates a mass resignation of teachers to protest state funding of education. This is, in effect, the first statewide teachers' strike in the United States.
1978: The 50th Academy Awards are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California with Annie Hall winning Best Picture.
1988: Al Qaeda is formed by Osama Bin Laden.
1999: Bill Gates personal fortune exceeds 100 Billion U.S. dollars, due to the increased value of Microsoft stock.
Location of Headstone: Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery

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