Alfred John Bennett (1861 - 1946)

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Preston, Australia

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Preston, Australia

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Family

Father: Bennett John Bennett
Mother: Jane Oliver Bennett

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John

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1861 - In the year that Alfred John Bennett was born, on January 9th, Mississippi became the second state to secede from the Union. Within the same month, 5 more states seceded - Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, and Louisiana - and Jefferson Davis, age 52, resigned as a U.S. Senator.

1889 - Alfred was 28 years old when on March 4th, Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States. His grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the 9th President of the United States. His father, John Scott Harrison - son of William Henry - was in the U.S. House of Representatives.

1942 - By the time he was 81 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1945 - He was 84 years old when on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

1946 - In the year of Alfred John Bennett'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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Alfred John Bennett died in 1946 in Preston, Australia at 85 years old. There is no known cause of death for Alfred. He was born in 1861. He was born to Bennett John Bennett and Jane Oliver Bennett, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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