William Edward Canham (1864 - 1931)

Willliam Edward Canham
1864 - 1931
updated February 06, 2019
William Edward Canham, father to 1 child, was born on August 4, 1864 in Chatham, Illinois. He was born to Susan (Layton) Canham and George Canham, with siblings Sophia and David. He married Edith Hall, and they gave birth to Alva Canham. Willliam died on June 27, 1931 at age 66.
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William Edward Canham
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Willliam Canham was born on in Chatham, Sangamon County, Illinois United States
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Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa United States 50126
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United States

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December 1856 - 1933
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Dec 22, 1827 - Jul 16, 1901
Feb 6, 1829 - Apr 28, 1909

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Sep 26, 1861 - Dec 4, 1931
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December 1856 - 1933

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William Edward Canham & Edith Clarinda (Hall) Canham

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Mar 21, 1875 - 1934

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Feb 17, 1896 - January 1963

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William Edward Canham, father to 1 child, passed away on June 27, 1931 at 66 years of age. He was buried in Iowa Falls, Iowa. He was born on August 4, 1864 in Chatham, Illinois. He was born to Susan (Layton) Canham and George Canham, with siblings Sophia and David. Willliam married Edith Hall, and they gave birth to Alva Canham.
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In 1864, in the year that William Edward Canham was born, on June 15th, Arlington National Cemetery was created in Arlington Virginia. 200 acres from the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home were set aside to be a military cemetery. The home and grounds had been in Lee's wife's family - she was a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington.

In 1872, he was only 8 years old when on May 22nd, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Amnesty Act of 1872. The Act restored full civil rights to secessionists, including about 150,000 former slaves who had fought in the Confederate Army. About 500 former Confederate sympathizers were not allowed their full civil rights.

In 1880, by the time he was 16 years old, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1910, at the age of 46 years old, Willliam was alive when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1931, in the year of William Edward Canham's passing, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

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