Walter Samson (1871 - 1946)

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Box H, Australia

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Box H, Australia

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Family

Father: Samson Thomas Samson
Mother: Sarah Samson

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1871 - In the year that Walter Samson was born, on March 29th, Royal Albert Hall in London was officially opened by Queen Victoria. Construction had begun in 1867 and the hall was named after Queen Victoria's husband, who had died in 1861 - 10 years before.

1880 - Walter was only 9 years old when on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

1887 - At the age of 16 years old, Walter was alive when on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

1929 - When he was 58 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1946 - In the year of Walter Samson'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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Walter Samson died in 1946 in Box H, Australia at 75 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born in 1871. He was born to Samson Thomas Samson and Sarah Samson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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