William Michael Ryan (1885 - 1949)

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William Michael Ryan
1885 - 1949
updated July 29, 2019
William Michael Ryan was born in 1885 in Melbourne, Australia. He was born to Ryan Michael Ryan and Mary Odonnell Ryan, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at 64 years of age.

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William Michael Ryan Biography

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William Michael Ryan

First name

William

Middle name

Michael

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Birth

William Ryan was born in in Melbourne, Australia

Death

William Ryan died in in Warnambool, Australia

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Warnambool, Australia

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William's Parents

William Michael Ryan

Parents:

Ryan Michael Ryan

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Odonnell Ryan

Warnambool, Australia
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William's Parents

William Michael Ryan

Parents:

Michael Ryan

Melbourne, Australia
Mary Odonnell Ryan

Melbourne, Australia

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William Michael Ryan died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at 64 years of age. He was born in 1885 in Melbourne, Australia. He was born to Ryan Michael Ryan and Mary Odonnell Ryan, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1885 - 1949 World Events

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In 1885, in the year that William Michael Ryan was born, on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

In 1893, when he was merely 8 years old, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1922, he was 37 years old when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1935, at the age of 50 years old, William was alive when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1949, in the year of William Michael Ryan's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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William Thomas Ryan
around 1884 - Jan 13, 1915
William Thomas Ryan
around 1898 - Nov 30, 1918
William Stanislaus Ryan
around 1892 - Aug 6, 1915
William Stanislaus Ryan
around 1885 - Sep 30, 1918
William Polding Ryan
around 1896 - Jul 19, 1916
William Patrick Ryan
around 1888 - Oct 21, 1939
William Patrick Ryan
around 1918 - Aug 25, 1942
William Patrick Ryan
around 1927 - Sep 8, 1946
William Patrick Ryan
around 1885 - Oct 8, 1916
William Kennedy Ryan
Died: Sep 25, 1915
William Joseph Ryan
around 1919 - Dec 7, 1942
William Joseph Ryan
Died: Apr 9, 1917
William John Ryan
around 1891 - Oct 2, 1917
William James Ryan
Died: Sep 29, 1915
William James Ryan
around 1888 - Apr 26, 1916
William Henry Charles Ryan
around 1912 - Jun 15, 1943
William George Ryan
around 1924 - Apr 16, 1945
William George Ryan
around 1885 - Aug 9, 1915
William Francis Ryan
around 1889 - Oct 29, 1918
William Francis Ryan
around 1926 - May 2, 1945

Other Ryans

Ryan Michael Ryan

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Odonnell Ryan

Warnambool, Australia
Thomas Ryan
1886 - 1949
Wycheproof, Australia
Mary Anne Ryan
1879 - 1949
Bendigo, Australia
Ryan John Ryan

Bendigo, Australia
Catherine Lyons Ryan

Bendigo, Australia
Patrick Francis Ryan
1877 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Ryan William Ryan

Geelong, Australia
Elizabeth Quinlan Ryan

Geelong, Australia
Hannah Ryan
1870 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Rigby William Ryan

Geelong, Australia
Catherine Devlin Ryan

Geelong, Australia
Patrick Ryan
1866 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Ryan Patrick Ryan

Geelong, Australia
Mary Ryan Ryan

Geelong, Australia
Thomas William Ryan
1870 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Ryan Thomas Ryan

Geelong, Australia
Mary Ryan Ryan

Geelong, Australia
Bernard Graham Ryan
1887 - 1949
Geelong W, Australia
Ryan Pierce Ryan

Geelong W, Australia

Other Bios

Ryan Michael Ryan

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Odonnell Ryan

Warnambool, Australia
Stewart Good
1908 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Good William Henry Good

Warnambool, Australia
Isabella Stewart Good

Warnambool, Australia
Emily Jane Ballinger
1870 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Pritchard James Ballinger

Warnambool, Australia
Zillah Mellgrove Ballinger

Warnambool, Australia
Winifred Smith
1876 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Smith Samuel Smith

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Elizabeth Fogarty Smith

Warnambool, Australia
Ellen Tissott
1868 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Hughes Robert Tissott

Warnambool, Australia
Margaret Partington Tissott

Warnambool, Australia
James George Wilkins
1858 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Wilkins George Wilkins

Warnambool, Australia
Hannah Climer Wilkins

Warnambool, Australia
James Pike
Died: 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Pike William Jesse Pike

Warnambool, Australia
Eliza Jane Burleigh Pike

Warnambool, Australia
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