Derwent Bennett Wheatland (1891 - 1949)

Derwent Bennett Wheatland
1891 - 1949
updated July 29, 2019
Derwent Bennett Wheatland was born in 1891 in Prahran, Australia. He was born to Wheatland Joseph Bennett Wheatland and Helen Deabrue Wheatland. He died in 1949 in Bdale, Australia at 58 years old.
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Derwent Bennett Wheatland
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Derwent Bennett Wheatland died in 1949 in Bdale, Australia at 58 years of age. He was born in 1891 in Prahran, Australia. He was born to Wheatland Joseph Bennett Wheatland and Helen Deabrue Wheatland.
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In 1891, in the year that Derwent Bennett Wheatland was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1903, Derwent was merely 12 years old 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.

In 1927, when he was 36 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1932, when he was 41 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1949, in the year of Derwent Bennett Wheatland's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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