William Waters (1878 - 1914)

William Waters
1878 - 1914
updated February 06, 2019
William Waters was born c. 1878. He died on November 3, 1914 at age 36.
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William Waters
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William
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Waters
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Tower Hill Memorial, in United Kingdom
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Rank: Hawserman
Regiment: Mercantile Marine
Unit/ship/squadron: steam Trawler copious (yarmouth)

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William Waters passed away on November 3, 1914 at 36 years of age. He was buried in Tower Hill Memorial, United Kingdom. He was born c. 1878. There is no information about William's family.
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1878 - 1914 World Events

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In 1878, in the year that William Waters was born, in Africa, the death of the last confirmed Cape lion occurred. The Cape lion was slightly larger than other lions and had black ears, a black mane, and black hair on its belly.

In 1886, he was just 8 years old when on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

In 1893, he was only 15 years old when on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1906, he was 28 years old when Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1914, in the year of William Waters's passing, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

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c. 1886 - Jan 1, 1915
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c. 1896 - Jun 16, 1946
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c. 1888 - Sep 24, 1917
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