William Worth Cramer (1888 - 1959)

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Birth


Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania United States

Death

at St. Elizabeth Hospital,
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska United States
Cause of death: Congestive Heart Failure

Cause of death

Congestive Heart Failure

Burial / Funeral

at Fairview Cemetery,
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska United States

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Family

Father: John Wesley Cramer
Mother: Alice Barbara (Nailor) Cramer
Siblings: Jacob Andrew Cramer and Maude Elenora Cramer

Spouse: Birdena Henrietta (Robinson) Cramer
Children with Birdena: Charles William Cramer

Children: John Calvin Cramer

Children: Frank Lorn Cramer

Children: Edward E Cramer

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Professions

Carpenter, factory laborer

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Middle name

Worth

Surnames

Ethnicity

German

Nationality

American

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Gender

Male

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1888 - In the year that William Worth Cramer was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

1889 - At the age of just 1 year 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.

1899 - At the age of just 11 years old, William was alive when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1915 - William was 27 years old when Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

1959 - In the year of William Worth Cramer's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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William Worth Cramer, father to 4 children, passed away on July 31, 1959 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lincoln, Nebraska at 71 years old. His family lists the cause of death as: congestive Heart Failure. He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Lincoln, Nebraska. He was born on January 18, 1888 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He was born to John Wesley Cramer and Alice Barbara (Nailor) Cramer, with siblings Jacob and Maude. William married Birdena Robinson. and they gave birth to Charles William Cramer. He had John Calvin Cramer with an unknown partner. He had Frank Lorn Cramer with an unknown spouse.He was the parent of Edward E Cramer with an unlisted partner.

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