Edgar Louis Pearce (1878 - 1949)

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Edgar Louis Pearce
1878 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Edgar Louis Pearce was born in 1878. He was born to Pearce John Pearce and Jennifer Rosevear Pearce, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Eca, Australia at 71 years old.


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Edgar Louis Pearce passed away in 1949 in Eca, Australia at 71 years old. He was born in 1878. He was born to Pearce John Pearce and Jennifer Rosevear Pearce, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1878, in the year that Edgar Louis Pearce was born, on September 12th, Cleopatra's Needle, built in Egypt in 1450 B.C. and transported to England, was erected in London. It had arrived in England on January 21st, having been towed by boat.

In 1898, at the age of 20 years old, Edgar was alive when on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1929, Edgar was 51 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1932, by the time he was 54 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1949, in the year of Edgar Louis Pearce'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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Edgar Hutton Pearce
1925 - 1954
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Other Pearces

Pearce John Pearce
Eca, Australia
Mary Grace Pearce
1861 - 1949
Frankston, Australia
Hawke Pearce
Frankston, Australia
Rodney Leonard Pearce
Died: 1949
Horn, Australia
Leslie Rich Pearce
1899 - 1949
Tralgon, Australia
Rich Pearce
Tralgon, Australia
Jessie Hiam Pearce
Tralgon, Australia
Alb James Pearce
1866 - 1950
Balwyn, Australia
Thomas Pearce
Balwyn, Australia
Mary Ann Dyke Pearce
Balwyn, Australia
Frederick Clement Pearce
1909 - 1950
Bittern, Australia
Frederick Pearce
Bittern, Australia
Pearce Pearce
Bittern, Australia
Dianne Muriel Pearce
1947 - 1950
Adale, Australia
John William Pearce
Adale, Australia
Alb Sydney Pearce
1891 - 1950
Richmond, Australia

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Pearce John Pearce
Eca, Australia
Mary Blanche Norris
1869 - 1949
Eca, Australia
Julia Mcbride Norris
Eca, Australia
Walter Baldwin
1887 - 1949
Echuca, Australia
Baldwin Walter Baldwin
Echuca, Australia
Emma Pickers Baldwin
Echuca, Australia
Gustav Ruthsatz
1883 - 1949
Eca, Australia
Ernest Henry Irving
1878 - 1949
Echuca, Australia
Sophia Gash
1857 - 1949
Edenhope, Australia
Gash Thomas Gash
Edenhope, Australia
Mary Anne Hungerford Gash
Edenhope, Australia
Cora Edna Warner
1895 - 1949
Edenhope, Australia
Harriet Hannah Nicholls Warner
Edenhope, Australia
John Robinson
1865 - 1949
Edenhope, Australia
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