William James Ferguson

(1901 - 1964)

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William James Ferguson
1901 - 1964
Born
1901
Cranbourne, Australia
Death
1964
Bair, Australia
Last Known Residence
Cranbourne, Australia
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William James Ferguson was born in 1901 in Cranbourne, Australia. He was born to James Ferguson and Catherine Wells Ferguson. He died in 1964 in Bair, Australia at age 63.
Updated: September 06, 2019
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William James Ferguson
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William James Ferguson passed away in 1964 in Bair, Australia at age 63. He was born in 1901 in Cranbourne, Australia. He was born to James Ferguson and Catherine Wells Ferguson.

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In 1901, in the year that William James Ferguson was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1913, he was just 12 years old when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1923, at the age of 22 years old, William was alive when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1942, he was 41 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1964, in the year of William James Ferguson's passing, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

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