John Aikman (1875 - 1955)

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John Aikman
1875 - 1955
updated February 06, 2019
John Aikman was born in 1875. He was born to John Aikman and Abigail Patrick Aikman, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1955 in Brunswick, Australia at age 80.

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John Aikman
Brunswick, Australia
Abigail Patrick Aikman
Brunswick, Australia

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John Aikman died in 1955 in Brunswick, Australia at 80 years of age. He was born in 1875. He was born to John Aikman and Abigail Patrick Aikman, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1875 - 1955 World Events

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In 1875, in the year that John Aikman 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 1907, when he was 32 years old, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1925, John was 50 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1943, he was 68 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1955, in the year of John Aikman's passing, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

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John Aikman
Brunswick, Australia
Abigail Patrick Aikman
Brunswick, Australia
James Aikman
1881 - 1955
Geelong, Australia
Alexander Aikman
Geelong, Australia
Ann Mary Aikman
Geelong, Australia
Clariss Knowlson Aikman
1887 - 1956
Leon, Australia
Haw John Aikman
Leon, Australia
Elizabeth James Aikman
Leon, Australia
William Aikman
1879 - 1957
Ouye, Australia
John Aikman
Ouye, Australia
Abigail Patrick Aikman
Ouye, Australia
James Aikman
1879 - 1957
Warr, Australia
Andrew Aikman
Warr, Australia
Daryl Charles Aikman
Died: 1958
Mildura, Australia
William John Aikman
Mildura, Australia
Charlotte May Mead Aikman
Mildura, Australia
Janet Aikman
1888 - 1959
Park, Australia
Patterson Scot Aikman
Park, Australia
James Aikman
1877 - 1961
Leon, Australia

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William Ernest Welch
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Ethel Poulter Welch
Park, Australia
Walter Sherlock
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Melbourne, Australia
Walter Sherlock
Melbourne, Australia
Olgo Linquist Sherlock
Melbourne, Australia
Ray Rosen
1899 - 1955
Park, Australia
Putajeska Harr Rosen
Park, Australia
Hoodes Rosen
Park, Australia
Regina Rozenkranc
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Park, Australia
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Park, Australia
Andrew Mcclure
Park, Australia
Elizabeth Dowel Mcclure
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