Edwin Belcher (1890 - 1968)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Edwin Belcher’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Edwin so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Edwin’s biography.

Edwin Belcher Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Edwin Belcher and his immediate Belcher family. Add to Edwin Belcher's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Edwin.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Edwin Belcher? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Edwin finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Edwin attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Edwin did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Edwin Belcher is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Edwin's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Edwin's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Edwin a religious man? Add Edwin’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Edwin during various points of his life.

Timeline

1890 - In the year that Edwin Belcher 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.

1920 - When he was 30 years old, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

1949 - By the time he was 59 years old, 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.

1955 - Edwin was 65 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1968 - In the year of Edwin Belcher's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Edwin Belcher Family Tree

Who was Edwin’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Edwin’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Edwin's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Edwin Belcher
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Edwin's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Edwin Belcher is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Edwin Belcher passed away in May 1968 at 77 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on August 27, 1890. There is no information about Edwin's surviving family. We know that Edwin Belcher had been residing in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Edwin Belcher? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Edwin is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Edwin Belcher

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources