William Shaw Bell (1910 - 1940)

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St. Hilaire-de-riez Communal Cemetery Grave 3.,
France

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Service number: 6198302
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment

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Shaw

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Rena Bell Lassiter

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Emma and Cread English gravesite

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James Carroll Bell

James Carroll Bell

Evelyn Bell

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Susanne Belle (Brummett) Bell

Susanne Belle (Brummett) Bell

Delbert Wiley Bell

Delbert Wiley Bell

Edgar Bell descendants

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Georgia Bell

Georgia Bell

Joseph Thomas Bell

Joseph Thomas Bell

Henry Wesley Bell

Henry Wesley Bell

Delilah Bell

Delilah Bell

Delilah Bell

Delilah Bell

Delilah Bell

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Sharon Marie Bell Rena Bell Lassiter Emma and Cread English gravesite James Carroll Bell

Timeline

1910 - In the year that William Shaw Bell was born, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

1918 - When he was just 8 years old, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

1925 - When he was just 15 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1933 - He was 23 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

1940 - In the year of William Shaw Bell's passing, on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

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William Shaw Bell passed away on June 17, 1940 at age 30. There is no known cause of death for William. He was buried in St. Hilaire-de-riez Communal Cemetery Grave 3., France. He was born around 1910. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships.

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