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Edmond"Edward"Ryan (1855 - 1930)

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Edward Ryan
1855 - 1930
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1855
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July 29, 1930
Geelong, Greater Geelong City County, VIC Australia 3220
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Edmond"Edward"Ryan was born in 1855. According to his family tree, Edward was father to 6 children. He married Mary Ryan ( O'Farrell, and they had children Elizabeth Ellen Ryan, Catherine Winifred Stokes ( Ryan, Mary McEvoy, Christina Ryan ( Sister Mary ), Annie Ryan, and Edward Ryan Jnr. He died on July 29, 1930 in Geelong, VIC Australia at 75 years of age.
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The Age, Melbourne, 30 July 1930. RYAN.- On the 29th July, at his late residence, 33 Foster- street, South Geelong, Edward, beloved husband of the late Mary Ryan, and loving father of Mary ( Mrs. L. McEvoy, deceased ), Christina ( Sister Mary, St. Leonard ), Kate ( Mrs. R. Stokes ), Annie, Elizabeth ( deceased ), and Edward Ryan, in his 75th year. Late of the Victorian Railways. Requiescat in pace.
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In 1855, in the year that Edmond"Edward"Ryan was born, on June 29th, The Daily Telegraph began in London. The newspaper began as The Daily Telegraph and Courier and still has the reputation of being a quality paper.

In 1868, when he was just 13 years old, on February 24th, three days after his attempt to dismiss United States Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton - who was opposed to Johnson's leniency towards the former Confederacy - the US House of Representatives voted (126 to 47) to impeach Andrew Johnson. Johnson was later acquitted in the Senate by one vote short of the required 2/3rds.Senators crossed party lines to keep Johnson as President.

In 1886, he was 31 years old when on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

In 1923, when he was 68 years old, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1930, in the year of Edmond"Edward"Ryan's passing, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

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