William F. Ginther (1865 - 1946)

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William F. Ginther
1865 - 1946
updated February 06, 2019
William F. Ginther was born on July 2, 1865. He died on February 10, 1946 in Smithers, West Virginia at age 80.


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William Ginther died on in Smithers, Fayette County, West Virginia United States

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Cerebrial Hemorrhage/Hypertention

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at Woodland Cemetery, in Cedar Grove, Kanawah Coundy County, West Virginia USA



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William F. Ginther died on February 10, 1946 in Smithers, West Virginia at age 80. He was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Cedar Grove, West Virginia USA. He was born on July 2, 1865. There is no information about William's immediate family.
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1865 - 1946 World Events

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In 1865, in the year that William F. Ginther was born, on March 4th, President Abraham Lincoln was sworn in for a second term. A little over a month later, he would be assassinated by a Confederate sympathizer - 4 days after the surrender of Lee at Appomattox, which had effectively ended the Civil War.

In 1889, William was 24 years old when on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and Führer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1927, he was 62 years old when aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1934, by the time he was 69 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1946, in the year of William F. Ginther'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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May 22, 1919 - May 30, 1993
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Dec 28, 1922 - Oct 28, 2005
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Oct 5, 1917 - Dec 31, 1997
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Robert J Ginther
Jul 19, 1917 - Sep 19, 1991
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Jul 7, 1914 - Feb 22, 2011
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Jan 17, 1914 - Oct 17, 1997
Buffalo, NY
Myrtle Ginther
Apr 30, 1900 - June 1984
Martville, NY
Raymond D Ginther
May 29, 1921 - Oct 14, 2004
Rio Rancho, NM
Gregory J Ginther
May 20, 1972 - Jul 22, 2011
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Sep 21, 1898 - November 1985
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Sep 2, 1886 - November 1973
Lakeland, FL
Cornelius Ginther
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