Alfred Sawyer (1904 - 1985)

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Alfred Sawyer
1904 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Alfred Sawyer was born on April 21, 1904. He died in June 1985 at age 81. We know that Alfred Sawyer had been residing in Orrington, Penobscot County, Maine.

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Alfred Sawyer died in June 1985 at age 81. He was born on April 21, 1904. We are unaware of information about Alfred's immediate family. We know that Alfred Sawyer had been residing in Orrington, Penobscot County, Maine.
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In 1904, in the year that Alfred Sawyer was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1916, at the age of only 12 years old, Alfred was alive when the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1950, he was 46 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1974, at the age of 70 years old, Alfred was alive when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1985, in the year of Alfred Sawyer's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Alfred Rutland Hayes Sawyer
around 1895 - Oct 31, 1917
Alfred John Sawyer
around 1915 - Feb 8, 1941
Alfred J. Sawyer
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Alfred George Sawyer
Died: Aug 30, 1918
Alfred George Sawyer
around 1924 - Mar 4, 1943
Alfred Charles Sawyer
around 1897 - May 16, 1917
Alfred Sawyer
around 1911 - Sep 24, 1940
Alfred Sawyer
Died: Mar 23, 1918
Alfred R Sawyer
Born: around 1925
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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Marian Sawyer
Jul 15, 1880 - February 1975
Yarmouth, ME
Nellie Sawyer
May 19, 1885 - July 1978
Bangor, ME
Charles Sawyer
Jun 24, 1890 - March 1969
Brewer, ME
Florence Sawyer
Feb 22, 1880 - April 1967
Lincoln, ME
Claude Sawyer
Oct 22, 1908 - September 1981
North Fort Myers, FL
Leo F Sawyer
Oct 4, 1911 - May 13, 1992
Willard F Sawyer
Aug 17, 1906 - May 4, 1991
Stanley Sawyer
May 10, 1895 - January 1981
Slippery Rock, PA
Allen Sawyer
Sep 24, 1906 - March 1977
Brewer, ME
Alden Sawyer
Feb 25, 1912 - May 1977
Carmel, ME
Agnes Sawyer
Jul 14, 1913 - December 1980
Brewer, ME
John Sawyer
Jan 19, 1914 - July 1979
Springfield, MA
Astrid P Sawyer
Sep 20, 1914 - Aug 6, 2008
Naples, ME
Charles E Sawyer
Mar 9, 1907 - Dec 23, 1993
Ocala, FL
George Sawyer
Aug 8, 1910 - June 1969
Ray Sawyer
Jun 23, 1896 - February 1978
Richmond, VA
Russell Sawyer
Feb 20, 1897 - November 1972
Cape Elizabeth, ME
Lottie Sawyer
Sep 21, 1892 - October 1971
Portland, ME
Bertha E Sawyer
Dec 7, 1901 - Sep 30, 1993
Westbrook, ME
Ulric A Sawyer
Jan 19, 1914 - Feb 6, 1997
Lincolnville, ME

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Oct 10, 1910 - Dec 17, 1996
Hampden, ME
Leona M Goodwin
Aug 31, 1908 - Nov 8, 2000
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Vaugh W Kelley
Jan 8, 1911 - Jul 9, 1999
Feeding Hills, MA
William E Foster
Jun 21, 1905 - Apr 14, 1994
Plymouth, NH
George Brown
Jun 22, 1896 - December 1968
Saint Petersburg, FL
Mary Schmeltz
Jul 24, 1899 - August 1982
Reid A Hand
Apr 20, 1907 - Aug 10, 1988
Safety Harbor, FL
Helen Pappas
Jan 15, 1919 - May 1959
Donald L Churchill
Aug 1, 1907 - Aug 13, 2000
Arlington, TX
Margaret E Coburn
Jan 17, 1907 - Feb 8, 1999
Caribou, ME
Chester Betterley
Feb 22, 1896 - July 1971
Bangor, ME
Olive Jenik
Aug 6, 1911 - October 1977
Boynton Beach, FL
Harold Taylor
May 1, 1899 - August 1981
Portland, ME
Arthur Wardwell
May 16, 1903 - June 1971
Bangor, ME
Percy Merrill
Feb 16, 1906 - August 1984
Bangor, ME
Henry Shoppe
Nov 16, 1895 - February 1965
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Earl Stockwell
Nov 7, 1894 - April 1978
Bangor, ME
Lottie Brown
Jul 14, 1892 - May 1979
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Helen Mccormick
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Kenneth Dudley
Dec 29, 1906 - March 1982
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