Thomas Barry (1859 - 1946)

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St Kilda, Australia

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St Kilda, Australia

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Father: Barry Thomas Barry
Mother: Catherine Barry

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1859 - In the year that Thomas Barry was born, on October 16th, abolitionist John Brown led a raid on Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an attempt to start a slave rebellion. He wanted to "liberate" the guns in the armory and arm slaves. Brown was captured and hanged on December 2nd.

1862 - At the age of just 3 years old, Thomas was alive when on January 30th, the USS Monitor - an iron hulled steamship - was launched. It was the first of its kind in the United States and was built in response to the rumor that the Confederate states were building an ironclad ship - the CSS Virginia.

1893 - When he was 34 years old, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

1923 - He was 64 years old when the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

1946 - In the year of Thomas Barry'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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Thomas Barry passed away in 1946 in St Kilda, Australia at 87 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. He was born in 1859. He was born to Barry Thomas Barry and Catherine Barry, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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