Blanche Veeder

1916–13 September 1996 (Age 80)
Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Blanche

When Blanche Veeder was born in 1916, in Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Willett James Veeder, was 33 and her mother, Meta Sutton, was 33. She died on 13 September 1996, in Johnstown, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 80.

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Robert William Ropeter
Blanche Veeder

Spouse and Children

    Robert William Ropeter



Parents and Siblings

    Willett James Veeder


    Meta Sutton




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 0

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 1

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying boggy area, a variant of Feeder.

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

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