Elizabeth Powell

Female17 December 1902–June 1977

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Elizabeth Powell was born on 17 December 1902, in Florida, United States. She died in June 1977, at the age of 74.

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    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 1

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    1904

    Age 2

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

    Age 12

    Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ (see Howell ).

    Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of Saint Paul’ (see Guilfoyle ).

    English: variant of Paul or Poole .

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

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