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Clarence A Bradshaw (1871 - 1950)

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Clarence A Bradshaw
1871 - 1950
Born
April 14, 1871
Suffolk, Virginia United States
Death
January 1950
- 731 Carolina Rd., in Suffolk, Nansemond County, Virginia United States
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Clarence A Bradshaw was born on April 14, 1871 in Suffolk, Virginia United States. He is the child of Adolphus Bradshaw. According to his family tree, Clarence was father to 6 children. He married Mary Florine ( Grandmother) Bradshaw, and they had children Dora Emily Bradshaw, Mary Estelle Bradshaw Perry, Victoria Louise Bradshaw, Herbert Bradshaw, Lindwood Matthew. Bradshaw, and Clarence Oliver Bradshaw. He died in January 1950 in Suffolk, Virginia United States at 78 years old.
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Father to 6 children, he passed away in January 1950 in Suffolk, Virginia United States at 78 years of age. he was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia United States. He was born on April 14, 1871 in Suffolk, Virginia United States. Clarence A Bradshaw is the child of Adolphus Bradshaw. According to his family tree, he married Mary Florine ( Grandmother) Bradshaw, and they had children Dora Emily Bradshaw, Mary Estelle Bradshaw Perry, Victoria Louise Bradshaw, Herbert Bradshaw, Lindwood Matthew. Bradshaw, and Clarence Oliver Bradshaw.
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In 1871, in the year that Clarence A Bradshaw was born, on October 8th, 4 major fires started on the shores of Lake Michigan - in Chicago (Illinois), Peshtigo (Wisconsin), Holland (Michigan) and Manistee (Michigan). The Chicago fire is the most well known of them because it left almost 100,000 people homeless. But the Peshtigo Fire killed around 2,500 people. The casualty count made it the deadliest fire in US history.

In 1896, when he was 25 years old, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1900, he was 29 years old when the German physicist Max Planck formulated an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics. In December, he introduced a paper on the Planck postulate which stated that E=hv - the energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency times a constant. Planck won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in theoretical Physics.

In 1910, when he was 39 years old, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1950, in the year of Clarence A Bradshaw's passing, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

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