Walter John Axford (1879 - 1951)

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Walter John Axford
1879 - 1951
updated February 06, 2019
Walter John Axford was born in 1879. He was born to Worthy Axford and Elizabeth Smith Axford, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1951 in Newport, Australia at 72 years of age.

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Worthy Axford
Newport, Australia
Elizabeth Smith Axford
Newport, Australia

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Walter John Axford passed away in 1951 in Newport, Australia at 72 years of age. He was born in 1879. He was born to Worthy Axford and Elizabeth Smith Axford, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1879 - 1951 World Events

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In 1879, in the year that Walter John Axford was born, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

In 1914, when he was 35 years old, 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, when he was 49 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 1945, by the time he was 66 years old, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1951, in the year of Walter John Axford's passing, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

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Worthy Axford
Newport, Australia
Elizabeth Smith Axford
Newport, Australia
Edward Mark Coom Axford
1907 - 1954
Park, Australia
Coombs Mark Axford
Park, Australia
Sarah Ellen Keen Axford
Park, Australia
Vivian James Per Axford
1909 - 1955
Balw, Australia
Thomas Perry Axford
Balw, Australia
Jessie Axford
1879 - 1956
Tera, Australia
Long William Axford
Tera, Australia
Frances Axford
Tera, Australia
Lily Axford
1904 - 1956
Koru, Australia
Mcmichael Will Axford
Koru, Australia
Reginald Harold Axford
1906 - 1957
Richmond, Australia
Walter John Axford
Richmond, Australia
Rachael Axford
1875 - 1957
Melbourne, Australia
Reid William Axford
Melbourne, Australia
Johana Stephens Axford
Melbourne, Australia
Douglas William Axford
1934 - 1957
Mord, Australia

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Newport, Australia
Elizabeth Smith Axford
Newport, Australia
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1871 - 1951
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1880 - 1951
Melbourne, Australia
Ernest Cooley
Melbourne, Australia
K N Cooley
Melbourne, Australia
Angus Mcleod Hazell
1873 - 1951
Kenton, Australia
Thomas Hazell
Kenton, Australia
Mary Hazel Higgins Hazell
Kenton, Australia
Herbert Edgar Paul
1878 - 1951
Port Melbourne, Australia
Daniel Paul
Port Melbourne, Australia
Martha Attle Paul
Port Melbourne, Australia
Leigh David Drain
Died: 1951
Melbourne, Australia
Leslie Walter David Drain
Melbourne, Australia
Ina Annie Davis Drain
Melbourne, Australia
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1880 - 1951
Heidelberg, Australia
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Heidelberg, Australia
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