George Rufus Hunter (1894 - 1918)

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Longueau British Cemetery Ii. B. 3.,
France

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Service number: 726076
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 21st Bn.

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Robert Henry Hunter

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Armi Rosario Hunter

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Robert Henry Hunter

Robert Henry Hunter

Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter

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Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter

Mavis Jean (Hunter) Williams

Mavis Jean (Hunter) Williams

Thomas and Mavis (Hunter) Williams

Thomas and Mavis (Hunter) Williams

Mavis Jean Hunter

Mavis Jean Hunter

Sea Bathing "Jessie" Jeanette Hunter Choate (1871 - 1941)

Sea Bathing "Jessie" Jeanette Hunter Choate (1871 - 1941)

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1894 - In the year that George Rufus Hunter was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

1903 - At the age of only 9 years old, George was alive when the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

1905 - When he was only 11 years old, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

1913 - George was 19 years old when Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

1918 - In the year of George Rufus Hunter's passing, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

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George Rufus Hunter died on August 6, 1918 at age 24. There is no listed cause of death for George. He was buried in Longueau British Cemetery Ii. B. 3., France. He was born around 1894. We are unaware of information about George's immediate family.

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