Frank Ernest Pettifer (1873 - 1946)

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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Pettifer Isaac Pettifer
Mother: Emily M A Harvey Pettifer

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Ernest

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1873 - In the year that Frank Ernest Pettifer was born, on March 4th, Ulysses S. Grant was inaugurated for a second time as President of the United States. Grant ran against Horace Greeley - "go West, young man" - and won 55.6% of the popular vote versus Greeley's 43.8%.

1896 - At the age of 23 years old, Frank was alive when on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

1918 - He was 45 years old when following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

1934 - He was 61 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

1946 - In the year of Frank Ernest Pettifer'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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Frank Ernest Pettifer passed away in 1946 in Melbourne, Australia at 73 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born in 1873. He was born to Pettifer Isaac Pettifer and Emily M A Harvey Pettifer, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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