Floyd Monette

14 January 1895–28 November 1964 (Age 69)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Floyd

When Floyd Monette was born on 14 January 1895, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Mitchell Michel Monette Jr., was 26 and his mother, Alice E Ritchie, was 22. He lived in Thurston, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Thurston, Thurston, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 28 November 1964, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69.

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Floyd Monette
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 French: from a pet form of the female personal name Simone ( see Simon ).2 North American spelling of French Monet .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Floyd L Monette, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd Monette, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Floyd Monette in household of Mitchell Monette, "United States Census, 1910"

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