Alb John Riches (1879 - 1949)

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Alb John Riches
1879 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Alb John Riches was born in 1879. Alb was born to Riches William Money Riches and Mary Davis Riches, and we currently have no other siblings in their family tree. Alb died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at 70 years of age.

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Alb John Riches

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Death

Alb Riches died in in Warnambool, Australia

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Warnambool, Australia

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Riches William Money Riches

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Davis Riches

Warnambool, Australia

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Alb John Riches passed away in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at 70 years of age. Alb was born in 1879. Alb was born to Riches William Money Riches and Mary Davis Riches, and we currently have no other siblings in their family tree.
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1879 - 1949 World Events

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In 1879, in the year that Alb John Riches was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1913, this person was 34 years old when the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1922, Alb was 43 years old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1937, at the age of 58 years old, Alb was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1949, in the year of Alb John Riches's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Henrietta Riches
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Caroline Emily Riches
1882 - 1951
Geelong, Australia
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Beryl Berenice Burlinson Riches

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1891 - 1952
W Fcray, Australia
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W Fcray, Australia
Jane Harris Dunstan Riches

W Fcray, Australia
Katrina Riches
1863 - 1952
Bton Beach, Australia
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Bton Beach, Australia
Katrina Needham Riches

Bton Beach, Australia
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Warnambool, Australia
Mary Davis Riches

Warnambool, Australia
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Anderson James Anderson

Warnambool, Australia
Elizabeth England Anderson

Warnambool, Australia
Emily Jane Hornsby
1868 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Hornsby Thomas Hornsby

Warnambool, Australia
Eliza Gammon Hornsby

Warnambool, Australia
Henry David Arrell
1890 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Arrell Thomas Arrell

Warnambool, Australia
Isabella White Arrell

Warnambool, Australia
Nora Troy
1879 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Troy Michael Troy

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Sharp Troy

Warnambool, Australia
Charles Leslie Alsop
Died: 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Alsop Charles Westwood Alsop

Warnambool, Australia
Amelia Jane Young Alsop

Warnambool, Australia
George Charles Alsop
Died: 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Alsop Charles Westwood Alsop

Warnambool, Australia
Amelia Jane Young Alsop

Warnambool, Australia
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