May Carton (1888 - 1951)

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May Carton
1888 - 1951
updated February 06, 2019
May Carton was born in 1888. She was born to Richards William Carton and K N Carton, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1951 in W Bwick, Australia at 63 years of age.

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May Carton Biography

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May Carton

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Death

May Carton died in in W Bwick, Australia

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W Bwick, Australia

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May Carton Family Tree

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Parents:

Richards William Carton
W Bwick, Australia
K N Carton
W Bwick, Australia

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May Carton passed away in 1951 in W Bwick, Australia at 63 years of age. She was born in 1888. She was born to Richards William Carton and K N Carton, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1888 - 1951 World Events

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In 1888, in the year that May Carton was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1914, she was 26 years old when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1928, by the time she was 40 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1941, she was 53 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1951, in the year of May Carton's passing, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

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K N Carton
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Bridget Madeline Carton
1869 - 1952
Mt Park, Australia
James Carton
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Bridget Cloonan Carton
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Ada Carton
1889 - 1952
Ballarat, Australia
Hally Rudolph Carton
Ballarat, Australia
Elizabeth Uk Carton
Ballarat, Australia
Patrick Carton
1880 - 1954
Leon, Australia
Michael Carton
Leon, Australia
Sarah Anderson Carton
Leon, Australia
Robert Carton
1908 - 1955
Nort, Australia
Robert Carton
Nort, Australia
William James Carton
1932 - 1955
Fawk, Australia
Ellen Carton Carton
Fawk, Australia
Thomas Carton
1879 - 1956
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Richards William Carton
W Bwick, Australia
K N Carton
W Bwick, Australia
John Joseph Jones
1877 - 1951
Coburg, Australia
N K Jones
Coburg, Australia
K N Jones
Coburg, Australia
John Simpson
1874 - 1951
South Melbourne, Australia
Robert Simpson
South Melbourne, Australia
Mary Black Simpson
South Melbourne, Australia
Mary Mccabe
1877 - 1951
South Melbourne, Australia
Thomas John Hannigan
1864 - 1951
Port Melbourne, Australia
N K Hannigan
Port Melbourne, Australia
K N Hannigan
Port Melbourne, Australia
Dory May Mckenzie
1915 - 1951
A Park, Australia
Holt Rupert John Mckenzie
A Park, Australia
Doretta May Hulls Mckenzie
A Park, Australia
Annie Elizabeth Romm
1881 - 1951
E Malvern, Australia
Kilpatrick Joseph Romm
E Malvern, Australia
Mary Josephine Stanford Romm
E Malvern, Australia
Helena Jane Evans
1870 - 1951
Windsor, Australia
Kennedy N K Evans
Windsor, Australia
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