Wallace Arthur Bunge (1924 - 1958)

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Wallace Arthur Bunge
1924 - 1958
updated February 06, 2019
Wallace Arthur Bunge was born in 1924. He was born to Percy Bunge and Violet Mary Copley Bunge, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1958 in Yall, Australia at 34 years old.

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Wallace Bunge died in in Yall, Australia

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Percy Bunge
Yall, Australia
Violet Mary Copley Bunge
Yall, Australia

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Wallace Arthur Bunge passed away in 1958 in Yall, Australia at age 34. He was born in 1924. He was born to Percy Bunge and Violet Mary Copley Bunge, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1924 - 1958 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Wallace Arthur Bunge was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1930, at the age of just 6 years old, Wallace was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1933, at the age of just 9 years old, Wallace was alive when the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1945, Wallace was 21 years old when on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1958, in the year of Wallace Arthur Bunge's passing, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

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Other Bunges

Percy Bunge
Yall, Australia
Violet Mary Copley Bunge
Yall, Australia
William James Bunge
1910 - 1958
Gord, Australia
William Bunge
Gord, Australia
Minnie Bunge
Gord, Australia
Graeme Maxwell Bunge
1938 - 1962
Cole, Australia
Max George C Bunge
Cole, Australia
Alma Rubina Bunge
Cole, Australia
Paul Max Ernst Bunge
1891 - 1963
Melbourne, Australia
Friedrick Lu Bunge
Melbourne, Australia
Wilhelmine Joh Rogge Bunge
Melbourne, Australia
John Bunge
1895 - 1964
Drum, Australia
Theodor Herman E Bunge
1891 - 1966
Warr, Australia
Heinrich Bunge
Warr, Australia
Martha Andissen Bunge
Warr, Australia
Violet Mary Bunge
1900 - 1971
Preston, Australia
Copley Arthur Bunge
Preston, Australia
Florence Dalton Bunge
Preston, Australia
Florence May Bunge
1916 - 1971
Heidelberg, Australia
Bellman John Bunge
Heidelberg, Australia

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Percy Bunge
Yall, Australia
Violet Mary Copley Bunge
Yall, Australia
Helmuth Rudolph Smith
1902 - 1958
Morwell, Australia
William Henry Smith
Morwell, Australia
Julia Mary (Johnson) Smith
Morwell, Australia
Elsie Templeton
1883 - 1958
Yall, Australia
Murrie William Templeton
Yall, Australia
Stanley Albert Brownbill
1900 - 1958
Yall, Australia
Alfred Henry Brownbill
Yall, Australia
William Duncan
1898 - 1958
Yall, Australia
George Duncan
Yall, Australia
Mary Jane Ingram Duncan
Yall, Australia
Ernest Robert Murrell
1882 - 1958
Yall, Australia
James Guy Murrell
Yall, Australia
Emma Hall Murrell
Yall, Australia
John Joseph Luby
1895 - 1958
Yall, Australia
Brenda May Brew
Died: 1958
Yall, Australia
Alexander Ed Brew
Yall, Australia
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