Frederick William Wilson

(1863 - 1940)

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Frederick William Wilson
1863 - 1940
Born
1863
Death
December 30, 1940
Richmond, Australia
Last Known Residence
Richmond, Australia
Summary
Frederick William Wilson was born in 1863. He was born to Wilson George Wilson and Lucy Wiltshire Wilson. He died on December 30, 1940 in Richmond, Australia at 77 years old.
Updated: September 04, 2019
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Frederick William Wilson
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Frederick William Wilson
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Richmond, Australia
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Frederick Wilson died on in Richmond, Australia
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Enfield Urban District in Civilian War Dead
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Rank: Civilian
Regiment: Civilian War Dead
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Frederick William Wilson passed away on December 30, 1940 in Richmond, Australia at 77 years of age. He was buried in Enfield Urban District, Civilian War Dead. Frederick was born in 1863. He was born to Wilson George Wilson and Lucy Wiltshire Wilson.

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In 1863, in the year that Frederick William Wilson was born, in January, British scientist John Tyndall proved the greenhouse effect - which had been widely theorized, but not proven, by scientists.

In 1891, he was 28 years old when on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1918, by the time he was 55 years old, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1935, he was 72 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1940, in the year of Frederick William Wilson's passing, on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

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Jan 10, 1911 - Mar 13, 1970 1911 - 1970
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c. 1916 - Jun 18, 1940 1916 - 1940

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c. 1916 - Jun 18, 1940 1916 - 1940
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c. 1898 - Apr 29, 1916 1898 - 1916
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c. 1869 - May 9, 1916 1869 - 1916
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c. 1898 - May 3, 1917 1898 - 1917
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Unknown - Apr 15, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1890 - Apr 6, 1916 1890 - 1916
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Unknown - Nov 3, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Oct 20, 1915 ? - 1915
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Unknown - May 19, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1891 - Jul 31, 1917 1891 - 1917
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c. 1895 - Oct 9, 1917 1895 - 1917
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Unknown - Sep 12, 1916 ? - 1916
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c. 1899 - May 27, 1918 1899 - 1918
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Unknown - Oct 5, 1916 ? - 1916
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c. 1899 - Sep 17, 1918 1899 - 1918
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Unknown - Apr 28, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Oct 16, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Nov 12, 1916 ? - 1916

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c. 1916 - Jun 18, 1940 1916 - 1940
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c. 1898 - Apr 29, 1916 1898 - 1916
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c. 1869 - May 9, 1916 1869 - 1916
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Unknown - Aug 20, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1898 - May 3, 1917 1898 - 1917
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Unknown - Apr 15, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Feb 5, 1919 ? - 1919
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c. 1890 - Apr 6, 1916 1890 - 1916
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Unknown - Nov 3, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Oct 20, 1915 ? - 1915
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Unknown - May 19, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1891 - Jul 31, 1917 1891 - 1917
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c. 1895 - Oct 9, 1917 1895 - 1917
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Unknown - Sep 12, 1916 ? - 1916
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c. 1899 - May 27, 1918 1899 - 1918
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Unknown - Oct 5, 1916 ? - 1916
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c. 1899 - Sep 17, 1918 1899 - 1918
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Unknown - Apr 28, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Oct 16, 1917 ? - 1917
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Unknown - Nov 12, 1916 ? - 1916
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