William Foster (1909 - 1945)

William Foster
1909 - 1945
updated February 06, 2019
William Foster was born c. 1909. He died on March 30, 1945 at 36 years of age.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

William Foster Biography

Vital facts & highlights of William's life to share with the world.

William Foster
Most commonly known name
Male
Gender
William
First name
Unknown
Middle name
Foster
Last name(s)
Unknown
Nickname(s) or aliases
Unknown. Did William move a lot? Where was his last known location?
Last known residence
William Foster was born
Birth
William Foster died on
Death
William Foster was born
William Foster died on
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for William.
Cause of death
Tower Hill Memorial Panel 59., in United Kingdom
Burial / Funeral
Unknown
Obituary

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is William's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown

Religion

Unknown. Was William a religious man?

Education

Did William finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did William attend?

Professions

Share what William did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of William's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment: Merchant Navy
Unit/ship/squadron: S.s. Jim (london)

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different William Foster?
View other bios of people named William Foster
Back to Top

William Foster Family Tree

William's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Foster family tree.

William's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
William Foster
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Share Memories about William

What do you remember about William Foster? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that William is remembered.

William Foster Obituary

Show you care by clicking the heart and adding to William's obituary.

William Foster died on March 30, 1945 at 36 years old. He was buried in Tower Hill Memorial Panel 59., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1909. We have no information about William's family.
Other Records of William Foster

1909 - 1945 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during William's lifetime

In 1909, in the year that William Foster was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1914, when he was only 5 years old, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1929, at the age of 20 years old, William was alive when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1939, William was 30 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 1945, in the year of William Foster's passing, on April 12th, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia. At 1p, he was sitting for a portrait when he complained that he had a "terrific pain" in the back of his head and collapsed. A doctor was summoned and the doctor gave him a shot of adrenaline into his heart. It didn't help and he was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. A slow moving train took him back to Washington D.C. while thousands of mourners lined the tracks. He was buried at his home in Hyde Park, New York.

Other Biographies

Other William Fosters

Bio
Mar 1, 1971 - Unknown
Bio
1866 - Aug 8, 1946
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
Jan 14, 1861 - Unknown
Bio
1832 - 1888
Bio
Unknown - Unknown
Bio
c. 1895 - Apr 5, 1921
Bio
Unknown - May 17, 1916
Bio
Dec 29, 1916 - Jul 9, 1943
Bio
Unknown - Nov 1, 1918
Bio
c. 1918 - Jun 21, 1944
Bio
Unknown - Sep 23, 1939
Bio
c. 1893 - Aug 14, 1915
Bio
c. 1919 - Dec 22, 1942
Bio
Unknown - Apr 9, 1917
Bio
c. 1895 - Sep 12, 1916
Bio
c. 1919 - Nov 10, 1942
Bio
c. 1917 - Oct 4, 1944
Bio
Unknown - Oct 18, 1944
Bio
c. 1884 - Dec 7, 1942

Other Fosters

Bio
c. 1908 - Apr 5, 1942
Bio
Unknown - Dec 22, 1942
Bio
Unknown - Jul 10, 1920
Bio
c. 1888 - Nov 16, 1915
Bio
c. 1897 - Apr 11, 1918
Bio
c. 1920 - Nov 24, 1942
Bio
Unknown - Mar 24, 1918
Bio
c. 1920 - Jun 8, 1941
Bio
c. 1915 - Feb 14, 1945
Bio
c. 1888 - Oct 9, 1917
Bio
c. 1920 - Dec 5, 1941
Bio
c. 1924 - Sep 2, 1944
Bio
c. 1913 - Mar 9, 1942
Bio
c. 1874 - Apr 10, 1918
Bio
c. 1920 - Apr 6, 1941
Bio
c. 1887 - Nov 11, 1914
Bio
c. 1889 - Oct 13, 1915
Bio
c. 1914 - Apr 7, 1945
Bio
c. 1914 - Apr 15, 1941
Bio
c. 1897 - Oct 9, 1917

Other Bios

Bio
c. 1908 - Apr 5, 1942
Bio
Unknown - Dec 22, 1942
Bio
Unknown - Jul 10, 1920
Bio
c. 1888 - Nov 16, 1915
Bio
c. 1897 - Apr 11, 1918
Bio
c. 1920 - Nov 24, 1942
Bio
Unknown - Mar 24, 1918
Bio
c. 1920 - Jun 8, 1941
Bio
c. 1915 - Feb 14, 1945
Bio
c. 1888 - Oct 9, 1917
Bio
c. 1920 - Dec 5, 1941
Bio
c. 1924 - Sep 2, 1944
Bio
c. 1913 - Mar 9, 1942
Bio
c. 1874 - Apr 10, 1918
Bio
c. 1920 - Apr 6, 1941
Bio
c. 1887 - Nov 11, 1914
Bio
c. 1889 - Oct 13, 1915
Bio
c. 1914 - Apr 7, 1945
Bio
c. 1914 - Apr 15, 1941
Bio
c. 1897 - Oct 9, 1917
Success Stories from Biographies like William Foster
Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories about the people important to us on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing the faces of relatives for the first time, to connecting unknown and lost family.

These stories will warm your heart and inspire you to share your memories of the people important to you.