George Errington (1865 - 1949)

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George Errington
1865 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
George Errington was born in 1865. He was born to Errington James Errington, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Wggi, Australia at age 84.


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George Errington passed away in 1949 in Wggi, Australia at 84 years old. He was born in 1865. He was born to Errington James Errington, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1865, in the year that George Errington was born, on December 24th, 8 months after the end of the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan was formed in Pulaski, Tennessee by Jonathan Shank and Barry Ownby. They wanted to fight Reconstruction after the Civil War and to intimidate what were called "carpetbaggers" and "scalawags" - northern and southern whites who supported reconstruction. They also wanted to repress the newly freed slaves.

In 1881, at the age of 16 years old, George was alive when on February 19th, Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcohol - the prohibition lasted statewide until 1948.

In 1897, at the age of 32 years old, George was alive when in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1914, at the age of 49 years old, George was alive when in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1949, in the year of George Errington's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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around 1891 - Nov 28, 1918
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around 1923 - Apr 16, 1943
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George Lee Errington
1890 - 1967
Loch, Australia

Other Erringtons

James John Errington
1876 - 1950
East Melbourne, Australia
John Errington

East Melbourne, Australia
Mary Pritchard Errington

East Melbourne, Australia
Lilian May Errington
1886 - 1950
Mstone, Australia
Stephens Errington

Mstone, Australia
Vera Errington
1896 - 1951
Rwood, Australia
Margaret Errington
1869 - 1954
Malvern, Australia
Wood Richard Errington

Malvern, Australia
Mervyn Richard Errington
1920 - 1954
Malvern, Australia
William John Errington

Malvern, Australia
Vera Green Errington

Malvern, Australia
Arnold Richard Errington
1884 - 1956
Heidelberg, Australia
John Errington

Heidelberg, Australia
Alice Kenyon Errington

Heidelberg, Australia
Annie Louisa Errington
1870 - 1960
Camberwell, Australia
William Errington

Camberwell, Australia

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Wggi, Australia
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Wggi, Australia
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