Alexander Nicholas Kerr (1891 - 1946)

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E Malv, Australia

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E Malv, Australia

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Father: Kerr Alexander Kerr
Mother: Charlotte Barrett Kerr

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Nicholas

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1891 - In the year that Alexander Nicholas Kerr was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

1899 - At the age of merely 8 years old, Alexander was alive when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1909 - Alexander was 18 years old when explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

1945 - Alexander was 54 years old when on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

1946 - In the year of Alexander Nicholas Kerr's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Alexander Nicholas Kerr passed away in 1946 in E Malv, Australia at 55 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Alexander. He was born in 1891. He was born to Kerr Alexander Kerr and Charlotte Barrett Kerr, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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