Clifton William Alexander Howell (1893 - 1946)

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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Howell Walter John Howell
Mother: Jane Flinn Howell

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William Alexander

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1893 - In the year that Clifton William Alexander Howell was born, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

1895 - He was just 2 years old when on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

1896 - At the age of merely 3 years old, Clifton was alive when 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.

1903 - At the age of only 10 years old, Clifton was alive when the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

1946 - In the year of Clifton William Alexander Howell's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Clifton William Alexander Howell died in 1946 in Melbourne, Australia at 53 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Clifton. He was born in 1893. He was born to Howell Walter John Howell and Jane Flinn Howell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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