Francis Fordham Savage (1866 - 1951)

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Ballarat, Australia

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Ballarat, Australia

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Family

Father: Henry Savage
Mother: Sarah Fordham Savage

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Fordham

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1866 - In the year that Francis Fordham Savage was born, on May 10th, the "banker's bank" - London bank Overend, Gurney and Company - collapsed, beginning the Panic of 1866. Unemployment went up to 8% and wages went down. Only about 16% of joint-stock companies - a company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders - weathered the Panic.

1869 - At the age of merely 3 years old, Francis was alive when on March 4th, Ulysses S. Grant became the 18th President of the United States. Previously a Union General, Grant beat the Democrat candidate, Horatio Seymour, 52.7% to 47.3% in the general vote.

1893 - By the time he was 27 years old, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

1941 - Francis was 75 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1951 - In the year of Francis Fordham Savage's passing, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

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Francis Fordham Savage passed away in 1951 in Ballarat, Australia at age 85. There is no known cause of death. He was born in 1866. He was born to Henry Savage and Sarah Fordham Savage, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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