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Quarterman Dates

   May 11

   1858: MN,

   1935: REA,
   [2]President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 7037 creating the Rural
   Electrification Administration, an action prompted by Roosevelt's
   frequent visits to the Little White House at Warm Springs, Georgia. On
   his drives through the countryside, Roosevelt saw life in rural
   Georgia without electricity. Of course, he had electricity at his
   residence -- but his electric power rate was almost four times what he
   paid back at Hyde Park, New York. As a result, Roosevelt later noted,
   "So it can be said that a little cottage at Warm Springs, Georgia, was
   the birthplace of the Rural Electrification Administration."


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   2. http://www.cviog.uga.edu/Projects/gainfo/tdgh-may/may11.htm
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