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Arthur Ward (1923 - 1976)

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Arthur Ward
1923 - 1976
Born
1923
Death
1976
St Kilda, Australia
Last Known Residence
St Kilda Australia
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Arthur Ward of St Kilda Australia was born in 1923 to Tom Ward and Minnie Pealey Ward. Arthur Ward died at age 53 years old in 1976 in St Kilda.
Updated: September 4, 2013
Biography ID: 146219163

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Arthur Ward passed away at age 53 years old in 1976 in St Kilda. Arthur Ward of St Kilda Australia was born in 1923 to Tom Ward and Minnie Pealey Ward.

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Arthur Ward lived 17 years shorter than the average Ward family member when he died at the age of 53.
The average age of a Ward family member is 70.
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1923 - 1976 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Arthur Ward was born, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1933, Arthur was just 10 years old when 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.

In 1949, when he was 26 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1954, at the age of 31 years old, Arthur was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1976, in the year of Arthur Ward's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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