William Henry Bower (died 1924)

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William Henry Bower
? - 1924 (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
William Henry Bower was born to Bower Henry Bower and Ethel Wates Bower, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1924 in Carlton, Australia.


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Carlton, Australia
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Carlton, Australia


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William Henry Bower died in 1924 in Carlton, Australia. He was born to Bower Henry Bower and Ethel Wates Bower, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1826, on March 10th, João VI, King of Portugal and the former Emperor of Brazil, died after a short illness. Six days earlier, the King had become ill after eating at the Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon. An investigative autopsy in the late 1990's discovered that he had been killed by arsenic poisoning - having enough arsenic in his body to kill two people.

In 1868, on January 9th, Great Britain ended the practice of transporting its prisoners to Australia. It ended with the arrival of the convict ship Hougoumont in Western Australia. The trip took 89 days and there were 62 Fenians - people fighting for a free Ireland - among the transportees.

In 1894, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1915, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1924, in the year of William Henry Bower's passing, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

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around 1888 - Apr 12, 1918
William Joseph Bower
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William Eric Bower
around 1899 - Aug 9, 1918
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around 1896 - Aug 9, 1916
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Other Bowers

Bower Henry Bower
Carlton, Australia
Ethel Wates Bower
Carlton, Australia
Annie Ellen v Bower
1903 - 1924
Northcote, Australia
Partington Thomas Kenyon Bower
Northcote, Australia
Ellen Kath Hall Bower
Northcote, Australia
Andrew Bower
1867 - 1925
Cheltnm, Australia
Bower Andrew Bower
Cheltnm, Australia
Isbla Hay Bower
Cheltnm, Australia
George Vincent Bower
1879 - 1926
Tool, Australia
Bower John Bower
Bwk, Australia
Alice Adams Bower
Bwk, Australia
Susanne Eliza Bower
1844 - 1926
Richmond, Australia
Sutch John Bower
Richmond, Australia
Hannah Webb Bower
Richmond, Australia
Evelyn Joyce Bower
Died: 1927
Geelong W, Australia
Bower Stephen Alex Bower
Geelong W, Australia
Mona Alex Ratcliffe Bower
Geelong W, Australia
Nellie Bower
1850 - 1927
South Yarra, Australia
Nicholson William Bower
South Yarra, Australia
Chtte Bower
South Yarra, Australia

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Bower Henry Bower
Carlton, Australia
Ethel Wates Bower
Carlton, Australia
Gladys Charity Noble
1913 - 1924
Northcote, Australia
Noble Joel Noble
Carlton, Australia
Sarah Gray Noble
Carlton, Australia
John Frederick Beazley
Died: 1924
Carlton, Australia
Beazley Fred Beazley
Carlton, Australia
Matda Parker Beazley
Carlton, Australia
Betty Mary Shearwood
Died: 1924
Carlton, Australia
Shearwood Norm Shearwood
Carlton, Australia
Sarah Fonder Shearwood
Carlton, Australia
Alf William Crawford
1922 - 1924
Carlton, Australia
Crawford Frederick Crawford
Carlton, Australia
Sarah Lawton Crawford
Carlton, Australia
Neville Henry Phillips
1922 - 1924
Carlton, Australia
Phillips Eric Phillips
Carlton, Australia
Evalina Griffin Phillips
Carlton, Australia
Annie Margaret Pippard
1911 - 1924
Melbourne South, Australia
Pippard Albert Pippard
Carlton, Australia
Myrtle Secomb Pippard
Carlton, Australia
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