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John Howard Hawke (1896 - 1916)

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John Howard Hawke
1896 - 1916
Born
c. 1896
Death
September 15, 1916
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John Howard Hawke was born c. 1896, and died at age 19 years old on September 15, 1916. John Hawke was buried at Courcelette British Cemetery X. G. 14. in France. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John Howard Hawke.
Updated: September 30, 2013
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John Hawke passed away at age 19 years old on September 15, 1916, and was buried at Courcelette British Cemetery X. G. 14. in France. John Howard Hawke was born c. 1896. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John Howard Hawke.

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John Howard Hawke lived 48 years shorter than the average Hawke family member when he died at the age of 20.
The average age of a Hawke family member is 68.
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1896 - 1916 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that John Howard Hawke was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1900, he was only 4 years old when the Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud published his book (written in 1899) "The Interpretation of Dreams". Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud in May of 1856, is the "father of psychoanalysis". Although he was a medical doctor, he was fascinated with the psyche and hypothesized the existence of the id, the ego, the superego, the libido, the unconscious, the Oedipus complex, and more. These are concepts that are still used by modern psychology.

In 1909, John was merely 13 years old when the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1916, in the year of John Howard Hawke's passing, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

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