William Edwin Barrett Martin (1868 - 1946)

William Edwin Barrett Martin
1868 - 1946
updated July 25, 2019
William Edwin Barrett Martin was born in 1868 in Chilwell, Australia. He was born to Martin Edwin Martin and S Grace Martin. He died in 1946 in Geelong, Australia at age 78.
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William Edwin Barrett Martin passed away in 1946 in Geelong, Australia at 78 years of age. He was born in 1868 in Chilwell, Australia. He was born to Martin Edwin Martin and S Grace Martin.
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In 1868, in the year that William Edwin Barrett Martin was born, on February 24th, three days after his attempt to dismiss United States Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton - who was opposed to Johnson's leniency towards the former Confederacy - the US House of Representatives voted (126 to 47) to impeach Andrew Johnson. Johnson was later acquitted in the Senate by one vote short of the required 2/3rds.Senators crossed party lines to keep Johnson as President.

In 1894, at the age of 26 years old, William was alive when on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1925, when he was 57 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1935, William was 67 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1946, in the year of William Edwin Barrett Martin's passing, 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.

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