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John Alexander Campbell (1892 - 1964)

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John Alexander Campbell
1892 - 1964
Born
December 27, 1892
Workhouse Row in Londonderry, Derry County, Northern Ireland United Kingdom
Death
May 16, 1964
Nambour Selangor Private Hospital in Nambour, QLD Australia 4560
Last Known Residence
Bombala Tce, in Caloundra, QLD Australia 4551
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John Alexander Campbell was born on December 27, 1892 at Workhouse Row, Londonderry, Northern Ireland United Kingdom. He died on May 16, 1964 at Nambour Selangor Private Hospital, Nambour, QLD Australia at 71 years of age. We know that John Alexander Campbell had been residing in Bombala Tce, in Caloundra, QLD Australia 4551.
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Bombala Tce, in Caloundra, QLD Australia 4551
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Caloundra Cemetery in Caloundra, QLD Australia 4551
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41st Battalion in the front line trenches of France and Belgium World War 1.
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John Alexander Campbell died on May 16, 1964 at Nambour Selangor Private Hospital, Nambour, QLD Australia at age 71. he was buried in Caloundra Cemetery, Caloundra, QLD Australia. He was born on December 27, 1892 at Workhouse Row, Londonderry, Northern Ireland United Kingdom. There is no information about John's family or relationships.
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1892 - 1964 World Events

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In 1892, in the year that John Alexander Campbell was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1905, at the age of only 13 years old, John was alive when federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1939, at the age of 47 years old, John was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1948, he was 56 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1964, in the year of John Alexander Campbell's passing, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

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