George William Turner (1882 - 1917)

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Plymouth Naval Memorial 23.,
United Kingdom

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Rank: Paymaster
Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: h.m.s. bergamot.
Honors/awards: Mentioned In Despatches

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William

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1882 - In the year that George William Turner was born, on March 22nd, the Edmunds Act - passed by Congress - made polygamy a felony. The Act also banned "bigamous" relationships and "unlawful cohabitation", making it illegal for polygamists and those who simply lived together without marrying to vote, be on a jury, or hold a public office.

1890 - By the time he was only 8 years old, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

1894 - When he was only 12 years old, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

1910 - George was 28 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

1917 - In the year of George William Turner's passing, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

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George William Turner passed away on August 13, 1917 at 35 years of age. There is no known cause of death for George. He was buried in Plymouth Naval Memorial 23., United Kingdom. He was born around 1882. We are unaware of information about George's immediate family.

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