Walter Thomas Harse (1864 - 1946)

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Ewick, Australia

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Ewick, Australia

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Father: Harse Henry Harse
Mother: Elizabeth Peters Harse

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Thomas

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1864 - In the year that Walter Thomas Harse was born, on October 5th, a cyclone killed 70,000 people in Calcutta, India. Calcutta is in a "very high damage risk" cyclone zone, although this was an especially powerful one.

1875 - At the age of only 11 years old, Walter was alive when on March 1st, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act. The Act prohibited racial discrimination in both public accommodations and jury duty. Opposed by the public, the "public accommodations" sections of the Act were overturned by the Supreme Court eight years later.

1903 - At the age of 39 years old, Walter was alive when the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

1906 - At the age of 42 years old, Walter was alive when abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

1946 - In the year of Walter Thomas Harse'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 Thomas Harse passed away in 1946 in Ewick, Australia at 82 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born in 1864. He was born to Harse Henry Harse and Elizabeth Peters Harse, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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