George Robert Watson (1897 - 1949)

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George Robert Watson
1897 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
George Robert Watson was born in 1897. He was born to Watson Robert Watson and Elizabeth Ann Leighton Watson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Macarthur, Australia at 52 years of age.

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George Robert Watson Biography

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George Robert Watson

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George Watson died in in Macarthur, Australia

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George Robert Watson

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Watson Robert Watson
Macarthur, Australia
Elizabeth Ann Leighton Watson
Macarthur, Australia

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George Robert Watson died in 1949 in Macarthur, Australia at age 52. He was born in 1897. He was born to Watson Robert Watson and Elizabeth Ann Leighton Watson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1897 - 1949 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that George Robert Watson was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1902, when he was just 5 years old, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1918, he was 21 years old when federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1923, he was 26 years old when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1949, in the year of George Robert Watson's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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George Willie Watson
around 1883 - Nov 10, 1940
George Williamson Watson
around 1896 - Aug 19, 1916
George William Rose Watson
around 1919 - May 24, 1940
George William Lewis Watson
around 1921 - Sep 10, 1941
George William Campbell Watson
around 1914 - May 17, 1940
George William Annakin Watson
1898 - Mar 7, 1918
George William Watson
Died: Sep 22, 1914
George William Watson
around 1913 - Jul 24, 1943
George William Watson
around 1885 - Sep 5, 1916
George Wilfrid Watson
around 1906 - Jan 31, 1942
George Welsh Watson
around 1924 - May 24, 1944
George Walker Watson
around 1894 - Dec 29, 1916

Other Watsons

Watson Robert Watson
Macarthur, Australia
Elizabeth Ann Leighton Watson
Macarthur, Australia
Thomas Watson
1856 - 1949
Pt Fairy, Australia
Watson William Watson
Pt Fairy, Australia
Elizabeth Mary Watson
1868 - 1949
Bendigo, Australia
Jenkins Nicholas Watson
Bendigo, Australia
Margaret Odwyer Watson
Bendigo, Australia
Charles Fawcett Watson
1864 - 1949
Bendigo, Australia
Watson Walter Watson
Bendigo, Australia
Elisa Wilson Watson
Bendigo, Australia
Mary Anne Jane Watson
1868 - 1949
Maffra, Australia
Donahoe Michael Watson
Maffra, Australia
Mary Hayes Watson
Maffra, Australia
Edward Thomas Watson
1864 - 1949
Mpna, Australia
Watson John Watson
Mpna, Australia
Caroline Bennett Watson
Mpna, Australia
Fredrick Andrew Watson
1888 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Sarah Jane Marshall Watson
Wbeal, Australia
Elsie Watson
1894 - 1950
Fitzroy, Australia

Other Bios

Watson Robert Watson
Macarthur, Australia
Elizabeth Ann Leighton Watson
Macarthur, Australia
Joseph Edward Kelley
1865 - 1949
Macarthur, Australia
Kelley John Kelley
Macarthur, Australia
Unity Dolan Kelley
Macarthur, Australia
Euphemia Pender Muir
1868 - 1949
Macarthar, Australia
Gallacher James Muir
Macarthar, Australia
Elizabeth Mclean Muir
Macarthar, Australia
Mary Kenihan
1883 - 1949
Maffra, Australia
Half Charles Kenihan
Maffra, Australia
Alice Wichelon Kenihan
Maffra, Australia
Henry Crutchfield
1864 - 1949
Maffra, Australia
Constant Roulin
1872 - 1949
Maffra, Australia
Roulin John Francis Roulin
Maffra, Australia
Eceile Cruchet Roulin
Maffra, Australia
Olive Wall Williams
1880 - 1949
Maffra, Australia
Williams John Rich Williams
Maffra, Australia
Elizabeth Maxwell Williams
Maffra, Australia
John James Rowley
1883 - 1949
Maffra, Australia
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