Leonard Alder Coates (1872 - 1946)

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East Melbourne, Australia

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East Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Coates William Coates
Mother: Ann Mulcahy Coates

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Alder

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1872 - In the year that Leonard Alder Coates was born, on May 10th, Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to be nominated for President of the United States. She was too young to qualify for President - a year under the minimum age, 35 - and women couldn't vote but she was nominated by the Equal Rights Party, which supported equal rights and suffrage for women. She didn't appear on the official ballot.

1875 - Leonard was just 3 years old when on May 17th, Aristides was the first horse to win the Kentucky Derby. It was the first year of the "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" - begun by Col. Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr., the grandson of William Clark, the explorer.

1894 - When he was 22 years old, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

1940 - When he was 68 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

1946 - In the year of Leonard Alder Coates's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Leonard Alder Coates died in 1946 in East Melbourne, Australia at age 74. There is no listed cause of death for Leonard. He was born in 1872. He was born to Coates William Coates and Ann Mulcahy Coates, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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