Andrew Galloway Dawson (1864 - 1946)

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Fscray, Australia

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Fscray, Australia

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Family

Father: Dawson Andrew Gallway Dawson
Mother: Jenny Ferguson Dawson

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Galloway

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1864 - In the year that Andrew Galloway Dawson was born, on October 5th, a cyclone killed 70,000 people in Calcutta, India. Calcutta is in a "very high damage risk" cyclone zone, although this was an especially powerful one.

1877 - At the age of merely 13 years old, Andrew was alive when on July 14th, strikes and resulting riots began at the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad. A sympathy strike and rioting began in Pittsburgh and a worker's rebellion began in St. Louis, then spread to other cities. 100 people were killed before the strikes ended when President Rutherford B. Hayes sent federal troops to each of the cities involved.

1885 - Andrew was 21 years old when on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

1897 - Andrew was 33 years old when in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

1946 - In the year of Andrew Galloway Dawson's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

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Andrew Galloway Dawson passed away in 1946 in Fscray, Australia at 82 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Andrew. He was born in 1864. He was born to Dawson Andrew Gallway Dawson and Jenny Ferguson Dawson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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