Ernest Alfred Walton (1875 - 1946)

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Bton, Australia

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Bton, Australia

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Family

Father: Walton George Walton
Mother: Margaret Orr Walton

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Alfred

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1875 - In the year that Ernest Alfred Walton was born, on May 17th, Aristides was the first horse to win the Kentucky Derby. It was the first year of the "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" - begun by Col. Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr., the grandson of William Clark, the explorer.

1883 - When he was just 8 years old, from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

1885 - Ernest was merely 10 years old when on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

1901 - Ernest was 26 years old when Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

1946 - In the year of Ernest Alfred Walton's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Ernest Alfred Walton died in 1946 in Bton, Australia at 71 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born in 1875. He was born to Walton George Walton and Margaret Orr Walton, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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