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Edwin Rhodes (1904 - 1942)

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Edwin Rhodes
1904 - 1942
Born
c. 1904
Death
September 3, 1942
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Edwin Rhodes was born c. 1904, and died at age 37 years old on September 3, 1942. Edwin Rhodes was buried at Chesterfield (boythorpe) Cemetery Grave 2. in United Kingdom. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Edwin Rhodes.
Updated: September 30, 2013
Biography ID: 164778934

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Service number: 2046806 Rank: Sapper Regiment: Royal Engineers Unit/ship/squadron: 179 Tunnelling Coy.
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Edwin Rhodes passed away at age 37 years old on September 3, 1942, and was buried at Chesterfield (boythorpe) Cemetery Grave 2. in United Kingdom. Edwin Rhodes was born c. 1904. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Edwin Rhodes.

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Edwin Rhodes lived 33 years shorter than the average Rhodes family member when he died at the age of 38.
The average age of a Rhodes family member is 71.
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1904 - 1942 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that Edwin Rhodes was born, the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1912, he was only 8 years old when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1928, by the time he was 24 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1932, when he was 28 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1942, in the year of Edwin Rhodes's passing, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

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