David Cowan W Mccoll (1876 - 1946)

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South Melbourne, Australia

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South Melbourne, Australia

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Father: Mccoll Dennis Mccoll

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Cowan W

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1876 - In the year that David Cowan W Mccoll was born, on November 2nd, a giant squid - a little over 20 feet long - washed up on a beach at Thimble Tickle Bay in Newfoundland. It's still a rare occurrence since giant squid live in deep sea at 1000 to 3000 foot depth.

1883 - David was merely 7 years old when on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

1901 - He was 25 years old when Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

1942 - At the age of 66 years old, David was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

1946 - In the year of David Cowan W Mccoll'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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David Cowan W Mccoll passed away in 1946 in South Melbourne, Australia at 70 years old. There is no listed cause of death for David. He was born in 1876. He was born to Mccoll Dennis Mccoll, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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