Francis Thomas Jones

(1886 - 1916)

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Francis Thomas Jones
1886 - 1916
Born
c. 1886
Death
January 23, 1916
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Francis Thomas Jones was born c. 1886. He died on January 23, 1916 at 30 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Worcester (astwood) Cemetery 32517. in United Kingdom
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Service number: 3352
Rank: Private
Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st/8th Bn.
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Francis Thomas Jones died on January 23, 1916 at 30 years old. He was buried in Worcester (astwood) Cemetery 32517., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1886. We have no information about Francis's immediate family.

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In 1886, in the year that Francis Thomas Jones was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

In 1896, at the age of just 10 years old, Francis was alive when on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1897, he was just 11 years old when in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1905, he was 19 years old when the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1916, in the year of Francis Thomas Jones's passing, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

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