Ernest Glanville Mayhew (1882 - 1955)

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Ernest Glanville Mayhew
1882 - 1955
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
Ernest Glanville Mayhew was born in 1882. He is the child of Harry James Mayhew and Emma Carlo Glanville Mayhew. He died in 1955 in Melbourne, Australia at age 73.
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Ernest Glanville Mayhew passed away in 1955 in Melbourne, Australia at 73 years of age. He was born in 1882. He is the child of Harry James Mayhew and Emma Carlo Glanville Mayhew.

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In 1882, in the year that Ernest Glanville Mayhew was born, on January 5th, writer and lawyer Charles J. Guiteau was found guilty of the assassination of President Garfield. Guiteau was "offended" because his job applications had been rejected by Garfield's government. He was sentenced to death -although his lawyer plead insanity - and hanged five months later, on June 30th.

In 1904, he was 22 years old when the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1912, at the age of 30 years old, Ernest was alive when the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1936, at the age of 54 years old, Ernest was alive when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1955, in the year of Ernest Glanville Mayhew's passing, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

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