James Ryan (1875 - 1949)

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James Ryan
1875 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
James Ryan was born in 1875. He was born to Ryan Samuel Ryan and Mary Molloy Ryan, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at 74 years old.


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Ryan Samuel Ryan
Warnambool, Australia
Mary Molloy Ryan
Warnambool, Australia


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James Ryan passed away in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at age 74. He was born in 1875. He was born to Ryan Samuel Ryan and Mary Molloy Ryan, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1875 - 1949 World Events

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In 1875, in the year that James Ryan was born, on February 18th, the Mason County War, also called the Hoodoo War, began. In central Texas, a German-American mob broke into a jail with a battering ram and lynched two suspected cattle rustlers. Thus began a year of vigilante "justice."

In 1890, when he was only 15 years old, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1926, by the time he was 51 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1930, by the time he was 55 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1949, in the year of James Ryan's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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James Wesley Ryan
Died: Oct 23, 1944
James Thomas Ryan
around 1917 - Sep 28, 1944
James Sarsfield Ryan
around 1895 - Jun 11, 1916
James Richard Ryan
Died: Jun 28, 1915
James Patrick Ryan
around 1917 - Sep 11, 1945
James Patrick Ryan
around 1919 - Feb 16, 1941
James Patrick Ryan
around 1893 - Nov 4, 1916
James Michael Ryan
around 1879 - Jan 8, 1915
James Michael Ryan
1907 - May 9, 1944
St Kilda, Australia
James Michael Ryan
Died: Sep 25, 1917
James Maurice Ryan
around 1917 - Jul 10, 1942
James Martin Ryan
around 1884 - Mar 25, 1917
James Marsden Ryan
Feb 27, 1924 - May 7, 1945
James Lawrence Ryan
Died: Jul 12, 1918
James Joseph Ryan
Jan 3, 1920 - Apr 5, 1945

Other Ryans

Ryan Samuel Ryan
Warnambool, Australia
Mary Molloy Ryan
Warnambool, Australia
Daniel Patrick Ryan
1885 - 1949
Ararat, Australia
Ryan Patrick Ryan
Ararat, Australia
Helen Madden Ryan
Ararat, Australia
Timothy Ryan
1868 - 1949
Ballarat, Australia
Ryan William Ryan
Ballarat, Australia
Catherine Fogarty Ryan
Ballarat, Australia
Jeremiah Ryan
1865 - 1949
Ballarat, Australia
Ryan Rich Ryan
Ballarat, Australia
Mary Ann Carey Ryan
Ballarat, Australia
Edward Samuel Ryan
1870 - 1949
Melbourne, Australia
Ryan William Ryan
Kerang, Australia
Jane Mary Cartwright Ryan
Kerang, Australia
Annie Margaret Ryan
1871 - 1949
Manangatang, Australia
Kelly Daniel Ryan
Manangatang, Australia
Alice Omera Ryan
Manangatang, Australia
Frederick Ryan
1892 - 1949
Sunbury, Australia
Wilfred Ryan
1879 - 1950
Croyden, Australia
Joseph Ryan
Croyden, Australia

Other Bios

Ryan Samuel Ryan
Warnambool, Australia
Mary Molloy Ryan
Warnambool, Australia
William Daniel Price
1872 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Price John Price
Warnambool, Australia
Alice Hoyle
1879 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Redfern William Hoyle
Warnambool, Australia
Mary Fenneh Hoyle
Warnambool, Australia
John Neale
1866 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Neale George Neale
Warnambool, Australia
Janet Mckenzie Neale
Warnambool, Australia
Alex Cust
1847 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Cust William Cust
Warnambool, Australia
William Barry Isles
Died: 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Isles Henry William Isles
Warnambool, Australia
Phyllis Helen Latta Isles
Warnambool, Australia
Mary Ann Hickey
1879 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Hickey Cornelius Hickey
Warnambool, Australia
Mary Guynan Hickey
Warnambool, Australia
John Hamilton Mccombe
1881 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Mccombe William Mccombe
Warnambool, Australia
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