William M Woodward (1892 - 1934)

William M Woodward
1892 - 1934
updated February 06, 2019
William M Woodward was born around 1892. He died on August 22, 1934 in New York at 42 years old.

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William M Woodward

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William

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M

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Death

William Woodward died on in Manhattan County, New York United States

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Cypress Hills National Cemetery Section 1 Site 329, 625 Jamaica Avenue, in Brooklyn, New York 11208

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: 2ND LT

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William M Woodward died on August 22, 1934 in New York at 42 years old. He was buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery Section 1 Site 329, Brooklyn, New York. He was born around 1892. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships.
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1892 - 1934 World Events

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In 1892, in the year that William M Woodward was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1905, by the time he was just 13 years old, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1911, he was 19 years old when the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1921, by the time he was 29 years old, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1934, in the year of William M Woodward's passing, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

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Sep 11, 1867 - May 14, 1944
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around 1898 - Jun 14, 1917
around 1892 - Nov 2, 1916
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around 1891 - Oct 5, 1915
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around 1920 - Nov 14, 1942
around 1887 - Nov 28, 1916
around 1886 - Sep 12, 1916
around 1903 - Oct 8, 1946
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around 1880 - Oct 15, 1914
around 1915 - Jul 23, 1944
around 1894 - Nov 30, 1917
around 1891 - Nov 29, 1918
around 1897 - Apr 18, 1918

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around 1852 - Aug 18, 1942
around 1873 - Feb 18, 1933
around 1851 - Apr 28, 1891
around 1831 - Mar 26, 1901
around 1867 - Oct 18, 1944
around 1824 - Jan 4, 1903
around 1847 - Jan 15, 1913
around 1825 - Jan 18, 1909
around 1867 - Jul 25, 1928
around 1828 - Dec 20, 1898
around 1828 - Jun 11, 1893
around 1819 - Oct 25, 1905
around 1842 - Feb 7, 1916
around 1870 - Feb 13, 1926
around 1880 - Apr 1, 1927
around 1858 - Jan 12, 1944
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around 1878 - Aug 5, 1922
around 1844 - Oct 6, 1924
around 1908 - Aug 16, 1913
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