Horace Cedric Jones (1888 - 1959)

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Horace Cedric Jones
1888 - 1959
Coburg, Australia
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Coburg, Australia
Horace Cedric Jones was born in 1888. He was born to John Thomas Jones and Mary Ann Cauldwell Jones. He died in 1959 in Coburg, Australia at age 71.
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Horace Cedric Jones died in 1959 in Coburg, Australia at age 71. He was born in 1888. He was born to John Thomas Jones and Mary Ann Cauldwell Jones.

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In 1888, in the year that Horace Cedric Jones was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1891, by the time he was merely 3 years old, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1903, Horace was just 15 years old when the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1947, at the age of 59 years old, Horace was alive when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1959, in the year of Horace Cedric Jones's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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