Joseph Hemphill (1880 - 1949)

Joseph Hemphill
1880 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Hemphill was born in 1880. He was born to Hemphill Johnstone Hemphill and Rebecca Jane Kyle Hemphill. He died in 1949 in Lfield, Australia at 69 years old.
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Joseph Hemphill died in 1949 in Lfield, Australia at 69 years old. He was born in 1880. He was born to Hemphill Johnstone Hemphill and Rebecca Jane Kyle Hemphill.
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In 1880, in the year that Joseph Hemphill was born, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

In 1906, at the age of 26 years old, Joseph was alive when Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1925, Joseph was 45 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1936, when he was 56 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1949, in the year of Joseph Hemphill's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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