William Cole (1850 - 1917)

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Birth

in Devon County, England United Kingdom

Death

on in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas United States

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

at Elmwood Cemetery, 4900 East Truman Road, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri United States

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Family

Father: William Cole

Wife: Harriett (Zoeter) Cole
Children with Harriett: Clinton Carroll Cole

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Professions

Foreman, Peet Bros.

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Gender

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1850 - In the year that William Cole was born, on September 9th, in the middle of the Gold Rush, California was admitted to the US as the 31st state. Previously the western part of Alta California, the state, by itself, is now has the 6th largest economy in the world when compared to other countries.

1851 - At the age of merely 1 year old, William was alive when on April 28th, Santa Clara College - now Santa Clara University - was chartered. A private Jesuit college, it has remained in the same location for over 165 years. Originally all students were men but women were admitted in 1961.

1866 - By the time he was 16 years old, on April 10th, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - the ASPCA - was created. New Yorker Henry Bergh was the first President of the Society and the leader in its creation. He later formed the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

1896 - William was 46 years old when in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

1917 - In the year of William Cole's passing, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

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William Cole, father to 1 child, died on April 22, 1917 in Kansas City, Kansas at 67 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri. He was born on March 28, 1850 in England United Kingdom. He was born to William Cole, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. William married Harriett Zoeter and William died on April 22, 1917 in Kansas City, Kansas. They gave birth to Clinton Carroll Cole.

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