John Howard Nelson (1878 - 1917)

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Calais Southern Cemetery Plot H. Row 5. Grave 3.,
France

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Service number: 422292
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 8th Bn.

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Howard

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Wayne Leroy Hamilton  Nelson

Wayne Leroy Hamilton Nelson

Wayne Leroy Hamilton  Nelson

Wayne Leroy Hamilton Nelson

Hubert E Nelson

Hubert E Nelson

Lavona Nelson Francis and Lloyd B. Nelson

Lavona Nelson Francis and Lloyd B. Nelson

Darrell Wayne (Johnson ) Nelson

Darrell Wayne (Johnson ) Nelson

Hubert E Nelson

Hubert E Nelson

Wayne L Nelson Family

Wayne L Nelson Family

Rhonda Carol (Nelson ) Parsneau

Rhonda Carol (Nelson ) Parsneau

Darrell Wayne (Johnson ) Nelson

Darrell Wayne (Johnson ) Nelson

Wayne L Nelson

Wayne L Nelson

Wayne Leroy Hamilton Nelson

Wayne Leroy Hamilton Nelson

Bettie and Hubert E Nelson

Bettie and Hubert E Nelson

Barry Nelson and Jenny O'Hara

Barry Nelson and Jenny O'Hara

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Barry Nelson Wayne Leroy Hamilton  Nelson Wayne Leroy Hamilton  Nelson Hubert E Nelson

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1878 - In the year that John Howard Nelson was born, on June 15th, photographer Eadweard Muybridge - at the request of Leland Stanford - produced the first sequence of stop-motion still photographs. Stanford contended that a galloping horse had all four feet off the ground. Only photos of a horse at a gallop would settle the question and, using 12 cameras and a series of photos, Muybridge settled the question: Stanford was right. Muybridge's use of several cameras and stills led to motion pictures.

1901 - By the time he was 23 years old, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

1911 - By the time he was 33 years old, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

1916 - When he was 38 years old, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

1917 - In the year of John Howard Nelson's passing, 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.

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John Howard Nelson passed away on September 6, 1917 at age 39. No cause of death has been listed for John. He was buried in Calais Southern Cemetery Plot H. Row 5. Grave 3., France. He was born around 1878. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family.

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