Joseph Smith (1893 - 1949)

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Joseph Smith
1893 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Smith was born in 1893. He was born to Smith Joseph Smith and Sarah Cameron Smith, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at age 56.


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Watta, Australia
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Watta, Australia


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Joseph Smith passed away in 1949 in Watta, Australia at 56 years of age. He was born in 1893. He was born to Smith Joseph Smith and Sarah Cameron Smith, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1893 - 1949 World Events

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In 1893, in the year that Joseph Smith was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1910, when he was 17 years old, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1928, at the age of 35 years old, Joseph was alive when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1933, by the time he was 40 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1949, in the year of Joseph Smith'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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Joseph Smith
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Joseph William Smith
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Joseph William Smith
around 1916 - Aug 25, 1942
Joseph William Smith
Died: Nov 9, 1941
Joseph Wilfred Smith
around 1910 - Jul 16, 1942

Other Smiths

Smith Joseph Smith

Watta, Australia
Sarah Cameron Smith

Watta, Australia
Winifred Smith
1876 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Smith Samuel Smith

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Elizabeth Fogarty Smith

Warnambool, Australia
Phyllis Smith
1869 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Mary Smith
1864 - 1949
Waggi, Australia
Reid James Smith

Waggi, Australia
Mary Weir Smith

Waggi, Australia
Bertha Una Smith
1882 - 1949
Yarram, Australia
Newton Henry Bloss Smith

Yarram, Australia
Elizabeth Emma Lucas Smith

Yarram, Australia
Eleanor Smith
1865 - 1949
Yarram, Australia
Perkin Smith

Yarram, Australia
David Smith
1871 - 1949
Ararat, Australia
Smith Daniel Smith

Ararat, Australia
Ann Grant Smith

Ararat, Australia
James Joseph Smith
1873 - 1949
Ararat, Australia
Smith Patrick Smith

Ararat, Australia
Ann Conlan Smith

Ararat, Australia

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Watta, Australia
Sarah Cameron Smith

Watta, Australia
William Grove
1867 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Grove William Grove

Watta, Australia
Elizabeth Searle Grove

Watta, Australia
Benjamin Thomas Whitty
1884 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Whitty John Whitty

Watta, Australia
Jane Farrell Whitty

Watta, Australia
Alice Hunter
1865 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Hunter John Hunter

Watta, Australia
Alice Hingston Hunter

Watta, Australia
John Colin Elliott
1891 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Elliott Thomas Elliott

Watta, Australia
William Osmotherly
1878 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Annie Mildren Osmotherly

Watta, Australia
Alfred Bussell
1896 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Bussell Henry Bussell

Watta, Australia
Rebecca Harvey Bussell

Watta, Australia
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