Alice M Steers

1 February 1911–15 June 2009 (Age 98)
Humboldt, California, United States

The Life of Alice M

When Alice M Steers was born on 1 February 1911, in Humboldt, California, United States, her father, Chester Vanston Steers, was 25 and her mother, Emma Mathilda Gundlach, was 20. She died on 15 June 2009, in Ledbetter, Livingston, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 98.

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Frank Dealton Wentworth
1906–1989
Alice M Steers
1911–2009

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 23

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 26

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

English: patronymic from Steer .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Alice M Steers - Government record: death: 15 June 2009; Ledbetter, Livingston, Kentucky, United States

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