William Hartcliff Wilkinson (1877 - 1946)

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Heidelberg, Australia

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Heidelberg, Australia

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Family

Father: Wilkinson John Hartcliff Wilkinson
Mother: Margaret Wilkinson

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Hartcliff

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1877 - In the year that William Hartcliff Wilkinson was born, on January 8th, the Battle of Wolf Mountain occurred in southern Montana Territory. Crazy Horse, Two Moon, and their warriors fought the United States Cavalry. The battle was a tactical draw and by May, Crazy Horse and his followers had surrendered at Camp Robinson.

1883 - When he was merely 6 years old, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

1921 - At the age of 44 years old, William was alive when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

1945 - When he was 68 years old, on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

1946 - In the year of William Hartcliff Wilkinson'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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William Hartcliff Wilkinson died in 1946 in Heidelberg, Australia at age 69. There is no listed cause of death for William. He was born in 1877. He was born to Wilkinson John Hartcliff Wilkinson and Margaret Wilkinson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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