John Barclay (1874 - 1946)

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Northcote, Australia

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Northcote, Australia

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Father: Barclay Robert Barclay
Mother: Jane Patterson Barclay

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1874 - In the year that John Barclay was born, on November 4th, the Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives - the first time since 1860. The Democrats now held 183 seats - up 94 - and the Republicans held 106 - down 93.

1893 - He was 19 years old when on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

1898 - At the age of 24 years old, John was alive when on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

1914 - At the age of 40 years old, John was alive when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

1946 - In the year of John Barclay's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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John Barclay died in 1946 in Northcote, Australia at age 72. No cause of death has been listed for John. He was born in 1874. He was born to Barclay Robert Barclay and Jane Patterson Barclay, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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