William James Baldwin (1864 - 1936)

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Blackburn, Australia

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Blackburn, Australia

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Father: Baldwin Joseph Henry Baldwin
Mother: Maria Robert Baldwin

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1864 - In the year that William James Baldwin was born, on June 15th, Arlington National Cemetery was created in Arlington Virginia. 200 acres from the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home were set aside to be a military cemetery. The home and grounds had been in Lee's wife's family - she was a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington.

1891 - At the age of 27 years old, William was alive when on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

1895 - By the time he was 31 years old, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

1918 - By the time he was 54 years old, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

1936 - In the year of William James Baldwin's passing, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

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William James Baldwin died in 1936 in Blackburn, Australia at age 72. No cause of death has been listed for William. He was born in 1864. He was born to Baldwin Joseph Henry Baldwin and Maria Robert Baldwin, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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