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Gordon Wood (1880 - 1918)

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Gordon Wood
1880 - 1918
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c. 1880
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March 30, 1918
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Gordon Wood was born c. 1880. He died on March 30, 1918 at 38 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Gordon Wood died on March 30, 1918 at age 38. He was buried in Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery D. 114., Syria. He was born c. 1880. There is no information about Gordon's immediate family.
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In 1880, in the year that Gordon Wood was born, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

In 1893, when he was merely 13 years old, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1897, at the age of 17 years old, Gordon was alive when on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1901, when he was 21 years old, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1918, in the year of Gordon Wood's passing, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

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