William Ward (1870 - 1949)

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William Ward
1870 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
William Ward was born in 1870. He was born to Ward Peter Ward and Eliza Stagg Ward, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at age 79.

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William Ward Biography

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William Ward died in in Warnambool, Australia

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Warnambool, Australia

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William Ward

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Ward Peter Ward

Warnambool, Australia
Eliza Stagg Ward

Warnambool, Australia

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William Ward passed away in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at age 79. He was born in 1870. He was born to Ward Peter Ward and Eliza Stagg Ward, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1870 - 1949 World Events

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In 1870, in the year that William Ward was born, on June 26th, Christmas was declared an official federal holiday in the United States. By 1860, 14 states had declared Christmas a legal holiday but the practice of celebrating Christmas was a local - and religious - choice previously.

In 1889, at the age of 19 years old, William was alive when on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and Führer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1916, he was 46 years old when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1938, by the time he was 68 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1949, in the year of William Ward's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Other William Wards

William W. Ward
around 1873 - Feb 2, 1921
William Thomas Ward
around 1924 - Oct 9, 1943
William Thomas Ward
around 1887 - Nov 3, 1914
William Thomas Ward
Died: Nov 18, 1916
William Stewart Livingstone Ward
around 1880 - Nov 10, 1918
William Samuel Ward
around 1895 - Jul 30, 1916
William Russell Ward
around 1910 - Feb 2, 1944
William Rueben Ward
Died: Oct 12, 1917
William Roland Ward
around 1875 - Oct 1, 1917
William Robert Ward
around 1878 - Mar 13, 1915
William Richard Ward
around 1921 - Sep 3, 1943
William Richard Ward
Died: May 28, 1918

Other Wards

Ward Peter Ward

Warnambool, Australia
Eliza Stagg Ward

Warnambool, Australia
Joseph Dawson Ward
1881 - 1949
Portland, Australia
Ward William Ward

Portland, Australia
Emma Shipley Ward

Portland, Australia
Amos William Ward
Died: 1949
Alex, Australia
Ward William Ward

Alex, Australia
Mary Butler Ward

Alex, Australia
Joseph Ward
1861 - 1949
Bdale, Australia
Ward Joseph Ward

Bdale, Australia
Alice Ward
1885 - 1949
Omeo, Australia
Burfoot Alex Ward

Omeo, Australia
Susan Fuller Ward

Omeo, Australia
Joseph Ward
1899 - 1949
Sale, Australia
Ward Joseph Ward

Sale, Australia
Elizabeth Ann Hyde Ward

Sale, Australia
Harold Mervyn Ward
1900 - 1950
Bton, Australia
Elaine Norma Ward
Died: 1950
Carlton, Australia

Other Bios

Ward Peter Ward

Warnambool, Australia
Eliza Stagg Ward

Warnambool, Australia
Phyllis Cavanagh
1869 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Phyllis Smith
1869 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Alfred Henry Edwards
1870 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Edwards William Edwards

Warnambool, Australia
Ellen Candy Edwards

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Ann Simpson
1866 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Bell John Simpson

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Mcleod Simpson

Warnambool, Australia
Charles Maslen
Died: 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Maslen Charles Owen Maslen

Warnambool, Australia
Margaret Nickoll
1861 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Nickoll Henry Nickoll

Warnambool, Australia
Lillias Sutherland Nickoll

Warnambool, Australia
Margaret Ann Fotheringham
1869 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Reid Thomas Fotheringham

Warnambool, Australia
Jane Reid Fotheringham

Warnambool, Australia
Lily Ann Blair
1876 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
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