Celeste Pinkston

1870–from 1905 to 1906 (Age 35)
Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Celeste

Celeste Pinkston was born in 1870, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States. She died from 1905 to 1906, at the age of 36.

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1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

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The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 36

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pinxton in Derbyshire. The second element is Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the first may be a personal name, Penec.

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