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Alexander Booth (1903 - 1946)

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Alexander Booth
1903 - 1946
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c. 1903
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June 18, 1946
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Alexander Booth was born c. 1903. He died on June 18, 1946 at 43 years of age.
Updated: September 30, 2013
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Service number: 14620602 Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Artillery Unit/ship/squadron: 8 Res. A.a. Regt.
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Alexander Booth died on June 18, 1946 at 43 years of age. he was buried in Glasgow (lambhill) Cemetery Sec. 2. Grave 309., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1903. We are unaware of information about Alexander's surviving family.
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In 1903, in the year that Alexander Booth was born, two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

In 1916, he was only 13 years old when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1926, he was 23 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1932, when he was 29 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1946, in the year of Alexander Booth's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

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