George Barnett

(1879 - 1916)

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George Barnett
1879 - 1916
Born
c. 1879
Death
March 31, 1916
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George Barnett was born c. 1879. He died on March 31, 1916 at 37 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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George Barnett
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George Barnett
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Birmingham (lodge Hill) Cemetery Screen Wall. B10. 4. 343a. in United Kingdom
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Service number: 7452
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.
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George Barnett passed away on March 31, 1916 at age 37. He was buried in Birmingham (lodge Hill) Cemetery Screen Wall. B10. 4. 343a., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1879. There is no information about George's surviving family.

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In 1879, in the year that George Barnett was born, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

In 1888, at the age of merely 9 years old, George was alive when on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1898, when he was 19 years old, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1908, at the age of 29 years old, George was alive when President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1916, in the year of George Barnett's passing, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

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c. 1891 - Oct 28, 1919 1891 - 1919
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c. 1893 - Aug 28, 1915 1893 - 1915
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c. 1917 - Jul 9, 1944 1917 - 1944
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c. 1893 - Mar 22, 1918 1893 - 1918
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c. 1878 - Sep 3, 1916 1878 - 1916
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Unknown - Apr 21, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1883 - Nov 27, 1917 1883 - 1917
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c. 1887 - Jul 9, 1915 1887 - 1915
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c. 1894 - Nov 27, 1917 1894 - 1917
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Unknown - Oct 17, 1943 ? - 1943
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c. 1913 - Oct 15, 1947 1913 - 1947
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c. 1876 - Feb 20, 1945 1876 - 1945
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c. 1892 - Dec 2, 1918 1892 - 1918
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c. 1910 - Oct 31, 1946 1910 - 1946
Bio
c. 1915 - Feb 24, 1942 1915 - 1942
Bio
c. 1891 - Oct 28, 1919 1891 - 1919
Bio
c. 1893 - Aug 28, 1915 1893 - 1915
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c. 1917 - Jul 9, 1944 1917 - 1944
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Unknown - Sep 16, 1914 ? - 1914
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c. 1910 - Apr 26, 1945 1910 - 1945
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c. 1883 - Feb 27, 1917 1883 - 1917
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c. 1893 - Nov 14, 1918 1893 - 1918
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c. 1892 - Feb 26, 1919 1892 - 1919
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