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George Lansbury (1859 - 1940)

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George Lansbury
1859 - 1940
Born
February 22, 1859
Halesworth, Suffolk County, England United Kingdom IP19
Death
May 7, 1940
N in Greater London County, England United Kingdom SE27 9DL
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George Lansbury was born on February 22, 1859 in Halesworth, England United Kingdom. According to his family tree, George was father to 1 child. He married Elizabeth (Brine) Lansbury in 1880. They were married until Elizabeth's death in 1933. They had a child Edgar Isaac Lansbury. He died on May 7, 1940 at N, England United Kingdom at age 81.
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Married: 1880 - May 7, 1940
Cause of Separation: Elizabeth's Death
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George Lansbury, father to 1 child, died on May 7, 1940 at N, England United Kingdom at 81 years of age. He was born on February 22, 1859 in Halesworth, England United Kingdom. According to his family tree, he married Elizabeth (Brine) Lansbury in 1880. They were married until Elizabeth's death in 1933. They had a child Edgar Isaac Lansbury.
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In 1859, in the year that George Lansbury was born, on April 25th, the Suez Canal Company began construction of the Suez Canal. It took 10 years to complete the canal.

In 1876, when he was 17 years old, on May 1st, Queen Victoria added the title Empress of India, a title held by British monarchs until 1948 - when India gained independence from the United Kingdom.

In 1923, when he was 64 years old, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1933, by the time he was 74 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1940, in the year of George Lansbury's passing, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

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