John William Halse (1882 - 1954)

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John William Halse
1882 - 1954
updated February 06, 2019
John William Halse was born in 1882. He was born to George Halse and Catherine Ann Lytle Halse, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1954 in Flem, Australia at 72 years old.


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John William Halse passed away in 1954 in Flem, Australia at age 72. He was born in 1882. He was born to George Halse and Catherine Ann Lytle Halse, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1882 - 1954 World Events

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In 1882, in the year that John William Halse was born, on August 3rd, President Chester Arthur signed the 1882 Immigration Act. "Criminals, the insane, or any person unable to take care of him or herself" were not allowed in the U.S. according to the Act. It also imposed a "head tax" on non-citizens entering the U.S.

In 1904, he was 22 years old when the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1921, at the age of 39 years old, John was alive when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1941, at the age of 59 years old, John was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1954, in the year of John William Halse's passing, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

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Other Halses

George Halse
Flem, Australia
Herbert Leslie Halse
1894 - 1955
Donc, Australia
Ernest Edwar Halse
Donc, Australia
Rosa Fanny Heath Halse
Donc, Australia
Tui Winifred Halse
1894 - 1957
Fitzroy, Australia
Bell George Halse
Fitzroy, Australia
Lilly Primmer Halse
Fitzroy, Australia
Ernest George Halse
1897 - 1957
Melbourne, Australia
Ernest Halse
Melbourne, Australia
Elizabeth Loveday Halse
Melbourne, Australia
Rupert Henry Bro Halse
1877 - 1960
Flem, Australia
Margaret Halse
1902 - 1960
Ballarat, Australia
Wookey William Halse
Ballarat, Australia
Margaret Whittlia Halse
Ballarat, Australia
Percy Halse
1895 - 1963
Maid, Australia
Alfred Edwin Halse
Maid, Australia
Ellen Jane Davey Halse
Maid, Australia
Vera Kathleen Halse
1911 - 1964
Caulfield, Australia
Ranahan Claude Halse
Caulfield, Australia

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Me Lb, Australia
Hazel Clive Kerney
1905 - 1954
Melbourne, Australia
Olney Walter E Kerney
Melbourne, Australia
Harriett Rowston Kerney
Melbourne, Australia
Annie Maria Kelly
1894 - 1954
Nort, Australia
Hawking Philip Kelly
Nort, Australia
Reginald William Knevitt
1901 - 1954
Caulfield, Australia
William Morr Knevitt
Caulfield, Australia
Charlotte Jeffries Knevitt
Caulfield, Australia
Thomas Moloney
1886 - 1954
Esse, Australia
Daniel Moloney
Esse, Australia
Bridget Duggan Moloney
Esse, Australia
Nicholas Slattery
1906 - 1954
Footscray, Australia
Peter Sofia
1900 - 1954
Fitzroy, Australia
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