Frederick Irwin (1893 - 1969)

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Frederick Irwin
1893 - 1969
August 16, 1893
March 1969
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Seattle, King County, Washington 98168
Frederick Irwin was born on August 16, 1893. He died in March 1969 at age 75. We know that Frederick Irwin had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98168.
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Frederick Irwin passed away in March 1969 at age 75. He was born on August 16, 1893. We are unaware of information about Frederick's surviving family. We know that Frederick Irwin had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98168.

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In 1893, in the year that Frederick Irwin was born, 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.

In 1909, when he was 16 years old, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1942, when he was 49 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1950, Frederick was 57 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1969, in the year of Frederick Irwin's passing, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

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