John Marks Newton (1874 - 1949)

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John Marks Newton
1874 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
John Marks Newton was born in 1874. He was born to Newton Hodgson Newton and Ann Marks Newton, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at age 75.


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Watta, Australia
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Watta, Australia


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John Marks Newton passed away in 1949 in Watta, Australia at 75 years old. He was born in 1874. He was born to Newton Hodgson Newton and Ann Marks Newton, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1874 - 1949 World Events

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In 1874, in the year that John Marks Newton 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.

In 1898, he was 24 years old when magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1903, at the age of 29 years old, John was alive when the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1923, he was 49 years old when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1949, in the year of John Marks Newton's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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John Thomas Newton
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John Taylor Newton
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John Tanton Newton
around 1918 - Feb 3, 1943
John T. Newton
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John Raymond Newton
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John Paul Newton
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John Mitchell Newton
around 1922 - Nov 17, 1946
John M. Newton
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John Joseph Newton
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John James Newton
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John Hope Newton
around 1908 - Oct 8, 1943

Other Newtons

Newton Hodgson Newton

Watta, Australia
Ann Marks Newton

Watta, Australia
Ruth Newton
1863 - 1950
Spotswood, Australia
Tootell Joseph Newton

Spotswood, Australia
Mary Wilkins Newton

Spotswood, Australia
Francis Arthur Newton
1884 - 1950
Parkville, Australia
Francis Newton

Parkville, Australia
Alice Emily Davies Newton

Parkville, Australia
George Allan Newton
1909 - 1950
Melbourne, Australia
Nathan George Newton

Melbourne, Australia
Frances Jane Morton Newton

Melbourne, Australia
Gordon Alan Newton
1945 - 1950
Parkville, Australia
Henry Colin Newton

Parkville, Australia
Mavis Raymond Newton

Parkville, Australia
Violet Newton
1895 - 1950
Parkville, Australia
Hanley Joseph Newton

Parkville, Australia
Ellen Trezise Newton

Parkville, Australia
Joseph James Newton
1900 - 1950
Heidelberg, Australia
John Willis Newton

Heidelberg, Australia
Mary Bourke Newton

Heidelberg, Australia

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Newton Hodgson Newton

Watta, Australia
Ann Marks Newton

Watta, Australia
Roy Thompson
1897 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Thompson Rich Thompson

Watta, Australia
Rose Anne Oliver Thompson

Watta, Australia
Emily Frances Ack
1896 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mahlook John Ack

Watta, Australia
Mary Joseph Shin Ack

Watta, Australia
Emily Frances Lee Ack
1896 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mahlook John Lee Ack

Watta, Australia
Shirley Ann Briggs
Died: 1949
Watta, Australia
Edward Smithies
1890 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Smithies Henry Smithies

Watta, Australia
Elizabeth Scott Smithies

Watta, Australia
John Peter Rea
Died: 1949
Watta, Australia
Rea William Rea

Watta, Australia
Dory Jones Rea

Watta, Australia
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