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Harry White (1875 - 1917)

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Harry White
1875 - 1917
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c. 1875
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August 16, 1917
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Harry White was born c. 1875. He died on August 16, 1917 at 42 years of age.
Updated: October 1, 2013
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Service number: 187732 Rank: Private Regiment: Canadian Infantry Unit/ship/squadron: 8th Bn.
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Harry White died on August 16, 1917 at 42 years old. He was buried in Noeux-les-mines Communal Cemetery Ii. J. 16., France. He was born c. 1875. There is no information about Harry's family or relationships.
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In 1875, in the year that Harry White was born, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

In 1880, at the age of merely 5 years old, Harry was alive when 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, at the age of 18 years old, Harry was alive when on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1904, he was 29 years old when the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1917, in the year of Harry White's passing, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

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