Mrs Bernice M. Pierce

7 October 1904–10 June 1994 (Age 89)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Bernice M.

Mrs Bernice M. Pierce was born on 7 October 1904, in Massachusetts, United States. She married William Louis Pierce about 1922, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 10 June 1994, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 89.

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William Louis Pierce
1897–
Mrs Bernice M. Pierce
1904–1994
Marriage: about 1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1922
Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

World Events (3)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1906 · The FDA is Created

Age 2

The Food and Drug Administration is a U.S. agency that is responsible for protecting and promoting health to the public. By overseeing the control and supervision of all food and drug products sold throughout the United States and some Foreign countries.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mrs Bernice M. Pierce - Government record: birth-name: Mrs Bernice M. Pierce

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