Joseph Snadden (1890 - 1971)

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Joseph Snadden
1890 - 1971
Fitzroy, VIC Australia 3065
June 21, 1971
Mildura, Mildura Rural City County, VIC Australia 3500
Joseph Snadden was born in 1890 in Fitzroy, VIC Australia. According to his family tree, Joseph was father to 3 children. He married Florence May (Griffiths) Snadden in 1925. They had children Joseph Lauder Snadden, Jeannie Elizabeth (Snadden) Adams, and Robert Showers Snadden. He died on June 21, 1971 in Mildura, VIC Australia at 81 years of age.
Updated: October 13, 2021
Joseph's father was Joseph Launder Snadden Sr, 1957-1929 and his mother was Jane (aka Jean) Price Showers, 1863-1950. He had brother Robert Showers Snadden, 1893-5/30/1917, who died of TB. Joseph married Florence May Griffiths in 1925 in Victoria, Australia and they had three children (see family tree). In the 1909 Electoral rolls for Victoria, "Joseph Lander Snadden" is listed at 365 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, as a watchmaker. This was his father and living at the same address was his mother, Jane Price Snadden., housewife. In the 1954 Electoral rolls for Mildura, Joseph Jr was listed as living at Block 188 Red Cliffs (with Robert Showers Snadden, son?) and was a "horticulturist". His grandfather, Joseph Snadden, died 1878, owned the Buck's Head Hotel on the corner of Napier and Condell Streets in Fitzroy (it was opposite the original Fitzroy Library).
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Curtis Beitans commented
There is quite a lot of information about Joseph Snadden of Fitzroy on internet.
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Joseph Snadden, father to 3 children, died on June 21, 1971 in Mildura, VIC Australia at age 81. He was buried in Red Cliffs Pioneer Cemetery, Red Cliffs, VIC Australia. He was born in 1890 in Fitzroy, VIC Australia. According to his family tree, he married Florence May (Griffiths) Snadden in 1925. They had children Joseph Lauder Snadden, Jeannie Elizabeth (Snadden) Adams, and Robert Showers Snadden.

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In 1890, in the year that Joseph Snadden was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1911, he was 21 years old when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1950, he was 60 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1966, at the age of 76 years old, Joseph was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1971, in the year of Joseph Snadden's passing, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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