William Charles Cavanagh (1890 - 1946)

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Parkville, Australia

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Parkville, Australia

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Family

Father: Cavanagh Kerin Cavanagh
Mother: Carilyn Richards Cavanagh

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Charles

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1890 - In the year that William Charles Cavanagh was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

1894 - By the time he was just 4 years old, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

1912 - When he was 22 years old, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

1929 - When he was 39 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 William Charles Cavanagh'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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William Charles Cavanagh passed away in 1946 in Parkville, Australia at age 56. No cause of death has been listed. He was born in 1890. He was born to Cavanagh Kerin Cavanagh and Carilyn Richards Cavanagh, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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