William Cameron (1880 - 1959)

A photo of William Cameron
Add photo
William Cameron
1880 - 1959
Suns, Australia
Last Known Residence
Suns, Australia
William Cameron was born in 1880. He was born to William Cameron and Rebbecca Ro Mcdonald Cameron. He died in 1959 in Suns, Australia at 79 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
Show & Tell His Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that William is always remembered.
Update biobiography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell William's life so that he is always remembered.

William Cameron
Most commonly known as
William Cameron
Full name
Other names or aliases
Suns, Australia
Last known residence
William Cameron was born in
William Cameron died in in Suns, Australia
William Cameron was born in
William Cameron died in in Suns, Australia

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different William Cameron?
View other bios of people named William Cameron


Friends can be as close as family. Add William's family friends, and his friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about William.


Share William's obituary or write your own to preserve his legacy.

William Cameron died in 1959 in Suns, Australia at 79 years old. He was born in 1880. He was born to William Cameron and Rebbecca Ro Mcdonald Cameron.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during William's lifetime.

In 1880, in the year that William Cameron was born, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1892, at the age of just 12 years old, William was alive when on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1915, he was 35 years old when in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

In 1946, when he was 66 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1959, in the year of William Cameron's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

Other William Camerons

Other Camerons

Other Bios

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top