Mary Jane Baker (1884 - 1949)

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Mary Jane Baker
1884 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Jane Baker was born in 1884. She was born to Sutherland Baker and Humphrey Baker, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Walwa, Australia at age 65.

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Mary Jane Baker Biography

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Mary Jane Baker

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Mary

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Jane

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Mary Baker died in in Walwa, Australia

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Walwa, Australia

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Sutherland Baker

Walwa, Australia
Humphrey Baker

Walwa, Australia

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Mary Jane Baker passed away in 1949 in Walwa, Australia at 65 years old. She was born in 1884. She was born to Sutherland Baker and Humphrey Baker, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1884 - 1949 World Events

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In 1884, in the year that Mary Jane Baker was born, on May 1st, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions - a US association - first resolved that "eight hours shall constitute a legal day's labour from and after May 1, 1886, and that we recommend to labour organisations throughout this jurisdiction that they so direct their laws as to conform to this resolution by the time named." Previously, workdays would consist of 10 to 16 hours a day - 6 days a week. It would take years before the 8 hour workday became common practice - and longer before it became a law.

In 1892, at the age of merely 8 years old, Mary was alive when on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1906, Mary was 22 years old 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 1935, by the time she was 51 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1949, in the year of Mary Jane Baker's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Mary Annie (Smith) Baker
1893 - May 29, 1977
Mary Grace Brault
Aug 11, 1909 - May 18, 1998
Plattsburgh, NY, United States
Mary Magdalene Baker
around 1904 - Sep 18, 1940
Mary R Baker
Born: around 1922
Washington, United States
Mary v Baker
Born: around 1898
California, United States
Mary H Baker
Born: around 1904
Michigan, United States
Mary E Baker
Born: around 1920
Michigan, United States
Mary E Baker
Born: around 1911
Illinois, United States
Mary L Baker
Born: around 1916
Illinois, United States
Mary E Baker
Born: around 1920
Illinois, United States
Mary D Baker
Born: around 1924
Kentucky, United States
Mary F Baker
Born: around 1915
Tennessee, United States
Mary C Baker
Born: around 1902
New York, United States
Mary P Baker
Born: around 1919
New York, United States

Other Bakers

Sutherland Baker

Walwa, Australia
Humphrey Baker

Walwa, Australia
George William Baker
1881 - 1949
Braufort, Australia
Baker James Baker

Braufort, Australia
Jane Chown Baker

Braufort, Australia
Henry Baker
1916 - 1949
Colac, Australia
Baker James Henry Baker

Colac, Australia
Violet Knowsley Baker

Colac, Australia
Ernest Baker
1873 - 1949
Dnong, Australia
Baker Joseph Baker

Dnong, Australia
Sarah Baker

Dnong, Australia
Catherine Elizabeth Baker
1879 - 1949
Horsham, Australia
Creek William Baker

Horsham, Australia
Kitty Patching Baker

Horsham, Australia
Joseph Baker
1861 - 1949
Bendigo, Australia
Baker Daniel Baker

Bendigo, Australia
Maria Stinchcombe Baker

Bendigo, Australia
Frederich Ernest Baker
1867 - 1949
Dunolly, Australia
Baker Charles Baker

Dunolly, Australia
Mary Calliene Baker

Dunolly, Australia

Other Bios

Sutherland Baker

Walwa, Australia
Humphrey Baker

Walwa, Australia
Edward Shillinglaw
1870 - 1949
Wandin Pk, Australia
Shillinglaw John Shillinglaw

Wandin Pk, Australia
Annie Morrison Shillinglaw

Wandin Pk, Australia
James Brierton
1879 - 1949
Wandin N, Australia
Brierton Frederick Brierton

Wandin N, Australia
Hannah Brierton Brierton

Wandin N, Australia
Ellen Bisset
1884 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Malvina Sinclair Bisset

Watta, Australia
Mary Iris Macleay
1901 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Macleay Alex Macleay

Watta, Australia
Susan Mary Haines Macleay

Watta, Australia
John Raymond Gale
1916 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mary Josine Roland Gale

Watta, Australia
Sarah Ellen Quinn
1869 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mccarthy William Quinn

Watta, Australia
Bridget Hefferman Quinn

Watta, Australia
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