Placid Edwin Istre

1914–2009 (Age 95)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Placid Edwin

Placid Edwin Istre was born in 1914, in Louisiana, United States. He died in 2009, in his hometown, at the age of 95.

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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 3

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads so named.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Placid Edwin Istre - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Placid Edwin Istre

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