101 - Edith Van Goethem - Tigard, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
N 45° 25.138 W 122° 47.771
10T E 515946 N 5029514
Quick Description: One of a number of centenarians interred at St. Anthonys Cemetery.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2018 2:26:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMY4D4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
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Long Description:
The Findagrave.com website:

BIRTH 16 Mar 1904 Michigan, USA
DEATH 12 Apr 2005 (aged 101)

Some notable events during Edith's birth year:

Apr 13 US Congress authorizes Lewis & Clark Expo $1 gold coin
Apr 20 Louisiana Purchase Exposition opens in St Louis
May 4 Construction begins by the United States on the Panama Canal.
Aug 9 Libanus McLouth Todd of Rochester, New York patents his check-writing machine, the Protectograph designed to protect against check forgers
Sep 4 Dalai Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet
Sep 9 Mounted police 1st used in NYC
Oct 29 First intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas)
Nov 1 George Bernard Shaw's comedy play "John Bull's Other Island" premieres in London
Dec 6 Theodore Roosevelt confirms Monroe-doctrine (Roosevelt Corollary)
Location of Headstone: St. Anthonys Cemetery

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