Frederick George Leopold Willard (1885 - 1947)

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Malvern, Australia

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Malvern, Australia

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Family

Father: Willard William Willard
Mother: Anne Pritchard Willard

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Middle name

George Leopold

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1885 - In the year that Frederick George Leopold Willard was born, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

1893 - He was just 8 years old when on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

1894 - He was only 9 years old when on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

1928 - When he was 43 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1947 - In the year of Frederick George Leopold Willard's passing, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

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Frederick George Leopold Willard passed away in 1947 in Malvern, Australia at age 62. No cause of death has been entered for Frederick. He was born in 1885. He was born to Willard William Willard and Anne Pritchard Willard, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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