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Everything tagged "United States"

Eliza Jane BAKER [1851-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Baker
Given: 
Eliza Jane
Birth
Date: 
1851-06-15
Birthplace (town, state): 
Boston. Suffolk, Massachusetts

American wife (with Irish descent) of British shipwright Benjamin Robert Stanford (1843-1892)

Birthplace (country): 

William CHIN (aka William CHAN / 陳耀芳 / Yau-Fong CHIN) [1915-1945]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Chin
Given: 
William
Alias / nickname: 
William CHAN / 陳耀芳 / Yau-Fong CHIN
Birth
Date: 
1915-12-13
Birthplace (town, state): 
Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts
Death
Date: 
c.1945-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Robert Goulding KENDALL (aka Rob / Bob) [1898-1967]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Kendall
Given: 
Robert Goulding
Alias / nickname: 
Rob / Bob
Birth
Date: 
1898-10-15
Birthplace (town, state): 
Worcester, Massachusetts
Death
Date: 
1967-11-27
Birthplace (country): 

George TYSON [1830-1881]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Tyson
Given: 
George
Birth
Date: 
1830-08-29
Birthplace (town, state): 
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Death
Date: 
1881-01-08

An American, George Tyson was a partner of Warren Delano Jr. and various members of the Forbes family in Shanghai Steam Navigation Company in the 1860′s.

He worked for Russell & Co. as a Partner until 1867 and lived on Caine Rd, HK and was the father of George (Bartou), Sarah & Charlotte Tyson.

I have information about George Tyson but I am looking specifically for a photo//painting of him.

Birthplace (country): 

Addison SOUTHARD [1884-1970]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Southard
Given: 
Addison
Birth
Date: 
1884-10-18
Birthplace (town, state): 
Louisville, Kentucky
Death
Date: 
1970-09-11

American Consul-General at the time of the Japanese invasion in 1941.

Birthplace (country): 

William Henry LATIMER [1889-1954]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Latimer
Given: 
William Henry
Birth
Date: 
1889-04-02
Birthplace (town, state): 
St Paul, Minnesota
Death
Date: 
1954-08-14
Cause of death: 
Heart

William Henry Latimer was born in St Paul, Minnesota, USA on 2 April 1889.   His family moved to Canada and he attended school there.  He studied law at Osgoode Hall in Toronto and was called to the bar in 1914.  While in school he was active in a militia unit originally called the 9th Mississauga Horse, changing to the 15th LH, before becoming the 124BN in WW1.  William joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and saw service as an officer in France. 

Birthplace (country): 

Hollis Powers GALE [1888-1962]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Gale
Given: 
Hollis Powers
Birth
Date: 
1888-09-30
Birthplace (town, state): 
Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont
Death
Date: 
1962-10-24
Birthplace (country): 

Frank HARRIS [????- ]

Status: 
Unknown
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Harris
Given: 
Frank

Mr Harris was the Managing Director of Rediffusion in Hong Kong. Long-time DJ, Mr Ray Cordeiro (Uncle Ray) mentioned it was this American man who employed him (such as in this article: https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/arts-music/article/1006141/record). 

Former Rediffusion broadcaster 李平富 mentioned described Mr Harris in his book, '我的身歷聲' [Chinese; available at public libraries, call number 557.769391 4013]: 

Birthplace (country): 

Claude Ellsworth WHITE (aka Claud) [1893-1952]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
White
Given: 
Claude Ellsworth
Alias / nickname: 
Claud
Birth
Date: 
1893-05-31
Birthplace (town, state): 
Kansas City
Death
Date: 
1952-09-08

He's listed in the 1941 Jurors List:

Birthplace (country): 

Alvah Weyland Jr BOURNE (aka Al) [1891-1968]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Bourne
Given: 
Alvah Weyland Jr
Alias / nickname: 
Al
Birth
Date: 
1891-11-10
Birthplace (town, state): 
Gloversville, New York
Death
Date: 
1968-01-21

Here's his entry in the 1941 Jurors List:

Birthplace (country): 

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