Edward Smithies (1890 - 1949)

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Edward Smithies
1890 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Edward Smithies was born in 1890. He was born to Smithies Henry Smithies and Elizabeth Scott Smithies, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at age 59.

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Edward Smithies died in in Watta, Australia

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Watta, Australia

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Smithies Henry Smithies

Watta, Australia
Elizabeth Scott Smithies

Watta, Australia

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Edward Smithies passed away in 1949 in Watta, Australia at age 59. He was born in 1890. He was born to Smithies Henry Smithies and Elizabeth Scott Smithies, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1890 - 1949 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Edward Smithies was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1908, Edward was 18 years old when President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1914, by the time he was 24 years old, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1936, at the age of 46 years old, Edward was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1949, in the year of Edward Smithies's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Smithies Henry Smithies

Watta, Australia
Elizabeth Scott Smithies

Watta, Australia
Beverley Ellen Smithies
1944 - 1950
Yarram, Australia
William Smithies

Yarram, Australia
Ivy May Little Smithies

Yarram, Australia
Elizabeth Smithies
1866 - 1950
Yarram, Australia
Edward Darrahcot Smithies

Yarram, Australia
Eliza Ann Beatty Smithies

Yarram, Australia
Gillian Margaret Smithies
Died: 1954
Warr, Australia
Norman Henry Smithies

Warr, Australia
Janet Ann Smithies
Died: 1955
Carlton, Australia
Norman Henry Smithies

Carlton, Australia
June Margare Higgins Smithies

Carlton, Australia
Harry Smithies
1901 - 1956
Abbo, Australia
Fredrick Smithies

Abbo, Australia
William Smithies
1899 - 1963
Brunswick, Australia
Henry Smithies

Brunswick, Australia
Elizabeth Scott Smithies

Brunswick, Australia

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Watta, Australia
Elizabeth Scott Smithies

Watta, Australia
John Peter Rea
Died: 1949
Watta, Australia
Rea William Rea

Watta, Australia
Dory Jones Rea

Watta, Australia
Alex Johnson
1882 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Luigi Cencig
1885 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Edward Byrnes
1870 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Byrnes Frederick Byrnes

Watta, Australia
Ellen Downes Byrnes

Watta, Australia
Ryan Walter Michael Ryan

Watta, Australia
Donna Janece Robinson
1946 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Archibald Drummond Macfarlane
1872 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Kathleen Mcleod Macfarlane

Watta, Australia
Henry Thompson Hedges
1866 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Hedges Micha East Hedges

Watta, Australia
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