William Thomas Bedford (1861 - 1949)

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William Thomas Bedford
1861 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
William Thomas Bedford was born in 1861. He was born to Bedford William Bedford and Catherine Thomas Bedford, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Geelong, Australia at 88 years old.

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William Thomas Bedford Biography

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William Thomas Bedford

First name

William

Middle name

Thomas

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Gender

Male

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Death

William Bedford died in in Geelong, Australia

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Geelong, Australia

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William Thomas Bedford Family Tree

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William Thomas Bedford

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Bedford William Bedford
Geelong, Australia
Catherine Thomas Bedford
Geelong, Australia

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William Thomas Bedford passed away in 1949 in Geelong, Australia at 88 years of age. He was born in 1861. He was born to Bedford William Bedford and Catherine Thomas Bedford, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1861 - 1949 World Events

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In 1861, in the year that William Thomas Bedford was born, on January 29th, Kansas became the 34th U.S. state. After skirmishes - often very bloody - between abolitionist and pro-slavery groups within the state, Kansas entered the Union as a free state.

In 1877, at the age of 16 years old, William was alive when on November 21st, Thomas Edison announced his new invention - the phonograph. Recording sound was considered to be Edison's first great invention. On November 29th, he demonstrated the phonograph for the public.

In 1891, by the time he was 30 years old, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1925, by the time he was 64 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1949, in the year of William Thomas Bedford's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

Other Biographies

Other William Bedfords

William Robert Bedford
around 1916 - Jul 21, 1940
William Joseph Bedford
around 1895 - Aug 26, 1917
William John Robert Bedford
around 1894 - Jul 28, 1941
William James Riland Bedford
around 1898 - Apr 22, 1943
William Henry Alfred Bedford
around 1923 - Apr 23, 1943
William Henry Bedford
Died: Jun 6, 1940
William Henry Bedford
around 1885 - Dec 2, 1917
William Henry Bedford
around 1900 - Aug 10, 1918
William Henry Bedford
around 1895 - Jul 14, 1916
William Guest Bedford
Died: Jun 4, 1915
William Dolby Bedford
around 1895 - Apr 9, 1918
William Adams Bedford
around 1893 - Aug 19, 1916
William Bedford
around 1919 - May 15, 1944
William Bedford
Died: Jul 10, 1917
William Bedford
around 1886 - Nov 12, 1914
William Bedford
Died: Nov 24, 1917
William J Bedford
Born: around 1926
Georgia, United States
William A Bedford
Born: around 1925
Virginia, United States
William K Bedford
Born: around 1916
New Jersey, United States
William G Bedford
Born: around 1920
New York, United States

Other Bedfords

Bedford William Bedford
Geelong, Australia
Catherine Thomas Bedford
Geelong, Australia
Charles Bedford
1880 - 1950
W Fscray, Australia
George Bedford
W Fscray, Australia
Harriett Sheppard Bedford
W Fscray, Australia
Roseline Bedford
1865 - 1950
E Kew, Australia
West William Bedford
E Kew, Australia
Vera Williamson Bedford
E Kew, Australia
Amelia Anne Bedford
1870 - 1950
Fitzroy, Australia
John Henry Bedford
Fitzroy, Australia
Mary Jane Williams Bedford
Fitzroy, Australia
Regld Lewis Bedford
1899 - 1952
Mbyrnong, Australia
Harry Bedford
Mbyrnong, Australia
Harriet Lewis Bedford
Mbyrnong, Australia
Catherine Mary Bedford
1870 - 1952
E Kew, Australia
William Bedford
E Kew, Australia
Catherine Uk Bedford
E Kew, Australia
Kate Marj Bedford
1897 - 1952
Melbourne, Australia
Berry Guy Bedford
Melbourne, Australia
Kate Emily Glush Bedford
Melbourne, Australia

Other Bios

Bedford William Bedford
Geelong, Australia
Catherine Thomas Bedford
Geelong, Australia
William Brown
1880 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Brown William Brown
Geelong, Australia
Eleanor Brown
Geelong, Australia
William Casper Ritchie
1883 - 1949
Gelong, Australia
Ritchie William Ritchie
Gelong, Australia
Mary Ellen Welsh Ritchie
Gelong, Australia
William Edward Hall
1893 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Hall Thomas Hall
Geelong, Australia
Ann Mackay Hall
Geelong, Australia
Helen Ann Parish
Died: 1949
Geelong, Australia
Parish John Francis Parish
Geelong, Australia
Coral Christina Mchugh Parish
Geelong, Australia
Thomas George Court
1897 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Court Thomas Court
Geelong, Australia
James John Mcmahon
1882 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Mcmahon James Mcmahon
Geelong, Australia
Bridget Mary Maloney Mcmahon
Geelong, Australia
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