Paul Van Deusen
Isaac Van Deusen
Isaac Van Deusen
1829 - 1918
Josephine Hicks
Josephine Hicks
1835 - 1921

Paul graduated in chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania and was chemist for the Atlantic Refining Co. for a number of years until at the age of twenty-three, in company with his brother Isaac, he went prospecting in Wyoming where he was blinded by dynamite.


Mar 20
1875 • The United States Congress passes the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits racial discrimination in public accommodations and jury duty.


Age: 23y


Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
He worked for the Atlantic Refining Co. as a chemist until he was twenty three years old, having previously graduated in chemistry from the University of Pennsylavania. While later prospecting with his brother Isaac in Wyoming, he would be blinded by dynamite around the age of twenty five or twenty six.
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1899 • The first Peace Conference ends with the signing of the first Hague Convention.


Age: 25y


Him and his wife started a poultry business, and by 1927 they had 2000 birds.
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Mar 26
Age: 26y
1901 • The 1,282 foot (390 m) covered bridge crossing the St. John River at Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada opens. It is the longest covered bridge in the world.


Age: 29y
1905 Wolves become extinct in Japan.


Age: 44y
1920 • Bolsheviks increase troops from four divisions to twenty along the Polish border


Apr 2
Age: 55y
1930 German election, 1930: National Socialists win 107 seats in the German Parliament, the Reichstag (18.3% of all the votes), making them the second largest party.