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John Francis Woodbury (1890 - 1962)

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John Francis Woodbury
1890 - 1962
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1890
Wangaratta, Australia
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1962
Wangaratta, Australia
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Wangaratta, Australia
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John Francis Woodbury was born in 1890 in Wangaratta, Australia. He is the child of Dennis Woodbury and Mary Elizabeth (Lewis) Woodbury. He died in 1962 in Wangaratta, Australia at 72 years of age.
Updated: July 29, 2019
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John Francis Woodbury died in 1962 in Wangaratta, Australia at 72 years of age. He was born in 1890 in Wangaratta, Australia. He is the child of Dennis Woodbury and Mary Elizabeth (Lewis) Woodbury.
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In 1890, in the year that John Francis Woodbury was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader √Čole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1917, he was 27 years old when the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1929, at the age of 39 years old, John was alive when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1952, he was 62 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1962, in the year of John Francis Woodbury's passing, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

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