Gilbert Victor Vaughan (1905 - 1970)

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Gilbert Victor Vaughan
1905 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Gilbert Victor Vaughan was born in 1905. He was born to Robert Victo Vaughan and Lilydale Louise Burns Vaughan, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1970 in Carlton, Australia at 65 years old.


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Robert Victo Vaughan
Carlton, Australia
Lilydale Louise Burns Vaughan
Carlton, Australia


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Gilbert Victor Vaughan died in 1970 in Carlton, Australia at age 65. He was born in 1905. He was born to Robert Victo Vaughan and Lilydale Louise Burns Vaughan, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1905, in the year that Gilbert Victor Vaughan was born, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1911, he was just 6 years old when the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1928, Gilbert was 23 years old when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1933, at the age of 28 years old, Gilbert was alive when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1970, in the year of Gilbert Victor Vaughan's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Other Vaughans

Robert Victo Vaughan
Carlton, Australia
Lilydale Louise Burns Vaughan
Carlton, Australia
Ruby Jane Vaughan
1898 - 1970
Brea, Australia
Stewart Walter Vaughan
Brea, Australia
Elizabeth Bell Vaughan
Brea, Australia
Lois Amelia Jane Vaughan
1890 - 1970
Heidelberg, Australia
Bright Edward Vaughan
Heidelberg, Australia
Mary Ann Lois Burt Vaughan
Heidelberg, Australia
George Washingto Vaughan
1885 - 1970
Coburg, Australia
Richard Thom Vaughan
Coburg, Australia
Elizabeth Friggins Vaughan
Coburg, Australia
Alan Richard Vaughan
1924 - 1970
Clay, Australia
Percy Lionel Vaughan
Clay, Australia
Mary Beatrice Vaughan
1881 - 1970
Ballarat, Australia
Charles Vaughan
Ballarat, Australia
Mary Frances (Guthrie) Vaughan
Ballarat, Australia
Bryce Thomas Vaughan
1915 - 1971
Footscray, Australia
Harry Vaughan
Footscray, Australia
Mary Blakely Vaughan
Footscray, Australia

Other Bios

Robert Victo Vaughan
Carlton, Australia
Lilydale Louise Burns Vaughan
Carlton, Australia
Margaret Queenie Whittard
1912 - 1970
Mans, Australia
Johns Edward C Whittard
Mans, Australia
Alice Dean Whittard
Mans, Australia
John Joseph Waters
Feb 25, 1903 - October 1970
Loxley, Alabama
Thomas Waters
Heidelberg, Australia
Susan Kerin Waters
Heidelberg, Australia
Leonard Thomas Worthington
1897 - 1970
Heidelberg, Australia
George Worthington
Heidelberg, Australia
Pauline Ann Tannis Worthington
Heidelberg, Australia
Kevin Jerard Wright
1949 - 1970
Arar, Australia
Joyce Evelyn Woodcock
1920 - 1970
Heidelberg, Australia
Bravington Sta Woodcock
Heidelberg, Australia
Maud Tailby Woodcock
Heidelberg, Australia
Bruce Williams
1935 - 1970
Park, Australia
Myra Clark Williams
Park, Australia
Hazeline Veronic Austin
1909 - 1970
Warr, Australia
Gibson Henry Austin
Warr, Australia
Elizabeth Lambert Austin
Warr, Australia
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