Edward George Perry (1895 - 1960)

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Edward George Perry
1895 - 1960
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1895
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1960
Park, Australia
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Park, Australia
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Edward George Perry was born in 1895. He is the child of James Willia Perry and Mary Helen Atkins Perry. He died in 1960 in Park, Australia at 65 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Edward George Perry passed away in 1960 in Park, Australia at 65 years old. He was born in 1895. He is the child of James Willia Perry and Mary Helen Atkins Perry.

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In 1895, in the year that Edward George Perry was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1906, he was merely 11 years old when author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1917, by the time he was 22 years old, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1946, at the age of 51 years old, Edward was alive when 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.

In 1960, in the year of Edward George Perry's passing, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

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