Alfred Revels (1896 - 1973)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Alfred Revels’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Alfred so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Alfred’s biography.

Alfred Revels Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Alfred Revels and his immediate Revels family. Add to Alfred Revels's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Alfred.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Alfred Revels? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Eustis, Lake County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Alfred finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Alfred attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Alfred did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Alfred Revels is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Alfred's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Alfred's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Alfred a religious man? Add Alfred’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Alfred during various points of his life.

Timeline

1896 - In the year that Alfred Revels was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

1905 - Alfred was only 9 years old when acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

1936 - He was 40 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1937 - He was 41 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

1973 - In the year of Alfred Revels's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

Alfred Revels Family Tree

Who was Alfred’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Alfred’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Alfred's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Alfred Revels
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Alfred's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Alfred Revels is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Alfred Revels passed away in August 1973 at 76 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Alfred. He was born on November 14, 1896. We are unaware of information about Alfred's immediate family. We know that Alfred Revels had been residing in Eustis, Lake County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Alfred Revels? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Alfred is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Alfred Revels

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources