Alfred J Sawyer (1901 - 1971)

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Alfred J Sawyer
1901 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Alfred J Sawyer was born on March 26, 1901. He died on December 15, 1971 at age 70. We know that Alfred J Sawyer had been residing in Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island.


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Alfred J Sawyer passed away on December 15, 1971 at 70 years of age. He was born on March 26, 1901. There is no information about Alfred's surviving family. We know that Alfred J Sawyer had been residing in Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island.
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In 1901, in the year that Alfred J Sawyer was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1920, at the age of 19 years old, Alfred was alive when the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1938, when he was 37 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1968, Alfred was 67 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1971, in the year of Alfred J Sawyer's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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around 1911 - Sep 24, 1940
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New Hampshire, United States
Alfred B Sawyer
Born: around 1920
Illinois, United States
Alfred Jr Sawyer
Born: around 1923
North Carolina, Limited Service Or Finland, United States
Alfred S Sawyer
Born: around 1911
Florida, United States
Alfred H Sawyer
Born: around 1912
Florida, United States
Alfred Sawyer
Born: around 1912
Florida, United States
Alfred L Sawyer
Born: around 1927
Maine, United States
Alfred F Sawyer
Born: around 1913
Massachusetts, United States
Alfred U Jr Sawyer
Born: around 1912
Massachusetts, United States
Alfred G Sawyer
Born: around 1921
Minnesota, United States
Alfred R Jr Sawyer
Born: around 1915
North Carolina, United States
Alfred Edward Sawyer

Kensington Hill, Australia

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Carl S Sawyer
Oct 5, 1912 - Aug 3, 1992
Providence, RI
Elin I Sawyer
Sep 9, 1908 - Jan 25, 2001
North Smithfield, RI
Jeffrey Sawyer
Jul 11, 1959 - Oct 14, 2007
Holly A Sawyer
Dec 25, 1971 - Feb 17, 1994
Yvonne Sawyer
Jul 1, 1913 - June 1986
Woonsocket, RI
Anita M Sawyer
Jun 14, 1961 - Jul 26, 2005
Raymond J Sawyer
Mar 18, 1921 - Mar 19, 1994
Tampa, FL
Mildred Sawyer
Feb 11, 1916 - May 1979
San Diego, CA
Ralph Sawyer
Feb 24, 1910 - March 1971
Providence, RI
Edythe A Sawyer
Jul 22, 1917 - Sep 13, 1997
Burbank, CA
Napoleon Sawyer
Feb 6, 1883 - December 1968
Warwick, RI
Walter Sawyer
Aug 26, 1897 - May 1972
Pawtucket, RI
Ernest Sawyer
Dec 11, 1906 - September 1979
Pawtucket, RI
Omer Sawyer
Aug 26, 1891 - June 1965
Rhode Island
Antoinette Sawyer
May 6, 1906 - October 1969
Pawtucket, RI
Marjorie Sawyer
Nov 19, 1904 - September 1974
East Greenwich, RI
Vera Sawyer
Aug 15, 1926 - August 1974
East Providence, RI
Robert A Sawyer
Oct 30, 1928 - Aug 12, 1998
Riverside, CA
Arthur Sawyer
Jul 13, 1927 - Mar 22, 1994
Woonsocket, RI
Mercelia Sawyer
Mar 28, 1887 - March 1969
Pawtucket, RI

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Frank Corsi
Jan 12, 1947 - Aug 5, 1995
Hollywood, FL
Jeannette N Jacquello
Jan 17, 1913 - Mar 28, 1994
Cranston, RI
Guy Dorval
Feb 23, 1935 - Mar 24, 2010
Pawtucket, RI
Luise Luescher
Oct 26, 1886 - March 1982
Pawtucket, RI
Anthony J Mcilmail
Apr 3, 1940 - May 27, 2009
Pawtucket, RI
Shirley Rodriquez
Oct 23, 1946 - September 1979
Raymond F Cassidy
Feb 24, 1943 - Jun 5, 2000
Winter Haven, FL
Edward D Aldworth
Oct 4, 1945 - Dec 3, 2004
Pawtucket, RI
Wadia Taireh
Apr 15, 1901 - March 1989
Pawtucket, RI
D Gamage
Jul 15, 1944 - Sep 9, 2005
Robert E Collins
Jan 5, 1947 - Jan 30, 2010
Pawtucket, RI
Charles Hohler
May 26, 1945 - November 1986
Antonio S Bettencourt
Mar 12, 1927 - Oct 8, 2003
Pawtucket, RI
Monica L Mcdevitt
Aug 21, 1902 - January 1992
Catherine E Garris
Nov 21, 1932 - Apr 27, 2003
Alabaster, AL
Laurette C Varieur
Sep 26, 1912 - June 1993
Ruskin, FL
Alphonsin Barsalou
May 10, 1912 - Jan 20, 2009
Marie Labbe
Apr 27, 1897 - December 1986
Pawtucket, RI
Harry E Jackson
Oct 10, 1946 - Jan 19, 2000
Providence, RI
Judith Claire Daniels
Jun 21, 1945 - Mar 3, 2008
Oxnard, CA
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