Helen Beatrice Arnold

3 March 1914–29 March 1999 (Age 85)
Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Helen Beatrice

When Helen Beatrice Arnold was born on 3 March 1914, in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Harry Edwin Arnold, was 39 and her mother, Helen Beatrice Crowther, was 35. She died on 29 March 1999, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 85.

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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.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 12

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (2)

  • Helen Arnold in household of Harry Arnold, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen B Arnold in household of Harry E Arnold, "United States Census, 1920"

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