Mary Elizabeth Douglass

30 November 1914–1 October 1991 (Age 76)
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Douglass was born on 30 November 1914, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Edwin Dow Douglass, was 23 and her mother, Pamela Elizabeth Shephard, was 17. She died on 1 October 1991, in Ayer, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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World Events (8)

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 · World War I Contributions
Age 3
The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 21
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas .

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

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  • Mary E Douglass in household of Edwin D Douglass, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary E Douglass in household of Edward Hodgon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Douglass, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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