Alfred Thomas Sawyer (1880 - 1933)

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Alfred Thomas Sawyer
1880 - 1933
updated February 06, 2019
Alfred Thomas Sawyer was born in 1880. He was born to Sawyer Alfred Sawyer and Martha Bull Sawyer, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1933 in Toorak, Australia at age 53.


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Sawyer Alfred Sawyer

Toorak, Australia
Martha Bull Sawyer

Toorak, Australia


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Alfred Thomas Sawyer passed away in 1933 in Toorak, Australia at 53 years of age. He was born in 1880. He was born to Sawyer Alfred Sawyer and Martha Bull Sawyer, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1880 - 1933 World Events

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In 1880, in the year that Alfred Thomas Sawyer was born, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1892, by the time he was just 12 years old, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1907, he was 27 years old when in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1912, when he was 32 years old, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1933, in the year of Alfred Thomas Sawyer's passing, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

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Alfred Rutland Hayes Sawyer
around 1895 - Oct 31, 1917
Alfred John Sawyer
around 1915 - Feb 8, 1941
Alfred J. Sawyer
Died: Mar 24, 1918
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

Other Sawyers

Sawyer Alfred Sawyer

Toorak, Australia
Martha Bull Sawyer

Toorak, Australia
Emma Rachael Sawyer
1888 - 1934
Northcote, Australia
Jolly George Sawyer

Northcote, Australia
Rachael Allen Sawyer

Northcote, Australia
Lorance Herbert Sawyer
1932 - 1934
Horsham, Australia
Sawyer Edward Manton Sawyer

Horsham, Australia
Oliver Redvers Sawyer
1900 - 1934
Bulumwaal, Australia
Sawyer Alfred Sawyer

Merbein, Australia
Martha Bull Sawyer

Merbein, Australia
Irene Edith Sawyer
1902 - 1935
Heidelberg, Australia
Martin Bryce Sawyer

Heidelberg, Australia
Sebbriell Edith Whiley Sawyer

Heidelberg, Australia
Mervyn Lester Sawyer
1912 - 1935
Moyhu, Australia
Margorie Woodward Sawyer

Moyhu, Australia
Ulia Annie Sawyer
1852 - 1936
Horsham, Australia
Manton William Sawyer

Horsham, Australia
Ulia Annie Clarke Sawyer

Horsham, Australia

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Sawyer Alfred Sawyer

Toorak, Australia
Martha Bull Sawyer

Toorak, Australia
Enoch Hughes
1862 - 1933
Footscray, Australia
Hughes Daniel Hughes

Footscray, Australia
Ann Baldwin Hughes

Footscray, Australia
Ralph Edwin Gahan
1908 - 1933
Richmond, Australia
Gahan Henry Gahan

Prahran, Australia
Hart Jane Mobberley Gahan

Prahran, Australia
William Francis Filer
1873 - 1933
Melbourne, Australia
Filer Edward Filer

Melbourne, Australia
Frances Noakes Filer

Melbourne, Australia
Walter Aquilla Allen
1882 - 1933
Prahran, Australia
Allen Edwin Allen

Prahran, Australia
Margaret Patterson Allen

Prahran, Australia
James Storie
1865 - 1933
Fscray, Australia
Storie John Storie

Fscray, Australia
Helen Fowler Storie

Fscray, Australia
William Skene Ligertwood
1869 - 1933
Footscray, Australia
Ann Reade Ligertwood

Footscray, Australia
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