Florence Lodge

Female4 December 1917–17 August 1999

Brief Life History of Florence

Florence Lodge was born on 4 December 1917, in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States. She died on 17 August 1999, in Nutley, Nutley Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 81.

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    World Events (3)

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 1

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


    Age 3

    New Jersey was the first state to ratify Prohibition, the short-lived constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English loge, logge, lug(g)e (Old French loge) ‘hut, temporary shelter, workshop, occupational cottage (for a gamekeeper, bridge keeper, etc)’. It may have referred to a herdsman's hut and by extension to the cattle farm that was managed from it. Early examples of this surname in East Anglia and Wilts may alternatively have alluded to a forester's or gamekeeper's hut.

    History: Henry Cabot Lodge (1850–1924), the influential US senator from MA, was born in Boston, the only son of John Ellerton Lodge, a prosperous merchant and owner of swift clipper ships engaged in commerce with China, one of several Lodges who emigrated from England in the 18th and 19th centuries.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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