Thomas Frederick Barker (1875 - 1946)

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Collingwood, Australia

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Collingwood, Australia

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Family

Father: Barker Henry Barker
Mother: Lucy Halfpenny Barker

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Frederick

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1875 - In the year that Thomas Frederick Barker was born, on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

1882 - He was only 7 years old when on January 5th, writer and lawyer Charles J. Guiteau was found guilty of the assassination of President Garfield. Guiteau was "offended" because his job applications had been rejected by Garfield's government. He was sentenced to death -although his lawyer plead insanity - and hanged five months later, on June 30th.

1889 - By the time he was merely 14 years old, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

1923 - Thomas was 48 years old when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

1946 - In the year of Thomas Frederick Barker'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 Frederick Barker passed away in 1946 in Collingwood, Australia at 71 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Thomas. He was born in 1875. He was born to Barker Henry Barker and Lucy Halfpenny Barker, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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