William Theodore Sutherland

14 December 1900–5 March 1954 (Age 53)
Sigel, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of William Theodore

When William Theodore Sutherland was born on 14 December 1900, in Sigel, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Harvey Edward Sutherland, was 26 and his mother, Adeline Margaret Byers, was 24. He married Helen in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Sigel, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 5 March 1954, in Compton, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Compton, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 6

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: regional name from the former county of this name, so named from Old Norse suðr ‘south’ + land ‘land’ because the territory lay south of Scandinavia and the Norse colonies in the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William T Sutherland in household of Harvey E Sutherland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Sutherland in household of Harvey Sutherland, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"
  • Will Sutherland in household of Harv Sutherland, "United States Census, 1920"

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