Harold William Sweetnam (1889 - 1957)

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Harold William Sweetnam
1889 - 1957
updated February 06, 2019
Harold William Sweetnam was born in 1889. He was born to John Edward Sweetnam and Ellemina Wilmhurst Sweetnam, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1957 in Warr, Australia at 68 years old.


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Warr, Australia


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Harold William Sweetnam passed away in 1957 in Warr, Australia at 68 years old. He was born in 1889. He was born to John Edward Sweetnam and Ellemina Wilmhurst Sweetnam, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1889 - 1957 World Events

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In 1889, in the year that Harold William Sweetnam was born, on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and Führer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1892, he was only 3 years old when on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1907, at the age of 18 years old, Harold was alive when the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1946, at the age of 57 years old, Harold was alive when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1957, in the year of Harold William Sweetnam's passing, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

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John Edward Sweetnam
Warr, Australia
Lavina Mary Sweetnam
1884 - 1959
Beau, Australia
Cronin Patrick Sweetnam
Beau, Australia
Percival Sweetnam
1887 - 1963
Heidelberg, Australia
Edward Sweetnam
Heidelberg, Australia
Marion Weatherill Sweetnam
Heidelberg, Australia
Ernest Emslie Sweetnam
1885 - 1964
Cheltenham, Australia
Edward John Sweetnam
Cheltenham, Australia
Ann Mary Sweetnam
Cheltenham, Australia
Grace Eileen Sweetnam
1912 - 1969
Cheltenham, Australia
Barrow Sweetnam
Cheltenham, Australia
Martha Sweetnam
Cheltenham, Australia
Ronald William Sweetnam
1911 - 1974
Clifton Hill, Australia
Harold William Sweetnam
Clifton Hill, Australia
Constance Henrie Sweetnam
1890 - 1974
Heidelberg, Australia
Wheatland Jose Sweetnam
Heidelberg, Australia

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Warr, Australia
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Warr, Australia
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Warr, Australia
Roberta Annie Longden
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Warr, Australia
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Warr, Australia
Charles John Bridges
1878 - 1957
Warr, Australia
Thomas Bridges
Warr, Australia
Adeline Bramhill Bridges
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1924 - 1957
Warr, Australia
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Warr, Australia
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