Lucy Weder

23 January 1937–18 January 2013 (Age 76)
Woodland, Cowlitz, Washington, United States

The Life of Lucy

Lucy Weder was born on 23 January 1937, in Woodland, Cowlitz, Washington, United States. She died on 18 January 2013, in Toledo, Lincoln, Oregon, United States, at the age of 75.

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World Events (3)

1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 3

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 4

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name Withar, formed with witu ‘wood’ or wīt ‘far’ as a first element.

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

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