William Curren (1874 - 1947)

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William Curren
1874 - 1947
updated February 06, 2019
William Curren was born in 1874. He was born to Hannah Harter Curren, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1947 in East Melbourne, Australia at 73 years old.

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William Curren died in in East Melbourne, Australia

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Hannah Harter Curren
East Melbourne, Australia

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William Curren passed away in 1947 in East Melbourne, Australia at age 73. He was born in 1874. He was born to Hannah Harter Curren, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1874 - 1947 World Events

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In 1874, in the year that William Curren was born, on May 20th, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were approved for a patent for "blue jeans with copper rivets". They charged $13.50 per dozen jeans. Although the term "jeans" was first used in 1795 - in Italy - using rivets to reinforce stress points in jeans such as pockets and the bottom of the fly was an original idea..

In 1899, William was 25 years old when on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1922, when he was 48 years old, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1939, William was 65 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1947, in the year of William Curren's passing, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

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William J Curren
Born: around 1900
Louisiana, United States
William G Curren
Born: around 1918
Pennsylvania, United States
William E Curren
Born: around 1910
Rhode Island, United States
William L Curren
Born: around 1912
Massachusetts, United States

Other Currens

Hannah Harter Curren
East Melbourne, Australia
Thomas Aloysius Curren
1884 - 1958
Esse, Australia
Michael Jose Curren
Esse, Australia
Mary Curren
1891 - 1967
Stal, Australia
Park John Curren
Stal, Australia
Mary Ward Curren
Stal, Australia
Jessie Frances C Curren
1888 - 1968
Brunswick, Australia
Taylor Hugh Jo Curren
Brunswick, Australia
Mary Mcguiness Curren
Brunswick, Australia
Raymond Walsh Curren
1911 - 1969
Box Hill, Australia
Thomas Aloys Curren
Box Hill, Australia
Jessie France Taylor Curren
Box Hill, Australia
Cecil Eric Curren
1907 - 1973
Footscray, Australia
Thomas Aloyi Curren
Footscray, Australia
Jessie Taylor Curren
Footscray, Australia
Alma Rebecca Curren
1910 - 1977
Staw, Australia
Giles George Curren
Staw, Australia
Annie Herman Curren
Staw, Australia
Joseph Aloyisious Curren
1909 - 1984
Staw, Australia

Other Bios

Hannah Harter Curren
East Melbourne, Australia
Esther Webb
1873 - 1947
Ihoe, Australia
Howey James Webb
Ihoe, Australia
Dorothy Hall Webb
Ihoe, Australia
Elizabeth Page
1863 - 1947
Heidelberg, Australia
Smith Frederick Page
Heidelberg, Australia
Thomas Charles Bain
1870 - 1947
Ihoe, Australia
Bain Thomas Bain
Ihoe, Australia
Auguste Blaske Bain
Ihoe, Australia
Martha Murray
1858 - 1947
L Plenty, Australia
Hampton James C Murray
L Plenty, Australia
Harriett Pickett Murray
L Plenty, Australia
Annie Forbes Rushton
1887 - 1947
Newport, Australia
Mary Ann Fisher Rushton
Newport, Australia
Albert Edward Marsh
1887 - 1947
Seddon, Australia
Marsh George Albert Marsh
Seddon, Australia
Matilda Bush Marsh
Seddon, Australia
William Edward Philpott
1877 - 1947
Wtown, Australia
Philpott Edward Philpott
Wtown, Australia
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