1900

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In 1900, the average U.S. newborn could expect to live to 47.3 years of age. In 2010, they could expect more than 30 additional years of life, with a life expectancy at birth of 78.7 years.[1]

Events

The population of the City of Charlottesville in 1900, according to that year's census, was 6,449. According to the same census, the population of Albemarle County in 1900 was 28,473.

Elections

  • May 24 – The 1900 election was for municipal officers in the city, in the county the vote was on the state referendum to call a constitutional convention, there being no officers. The majority in Albemarle County, which included the City of Charlottesille, voted in favor of the Constitutional Convention.[2] Virginia voters approved a proposed Constitutional Convention by state referendum. (An elected body of one hundred delegates, including eleven Republican and one Independent, convened in Richmond on June 12, 1901, and debated for almost a year, until June 26, 1902).
  • November 6 – United States presidential election. Bryan carried the city (66.15%, 731 votes) and the county (67.72%, 2,411 votes).

National Election

  • Virginia voted for the Democratic candidate, former U.S. Representative William J. Bryan over the Republican candidate, incumbent President William McKinley.

The Convention met from June 12, 1901 - June 26, 1902, at Richmond in the Capitol Building

Deaths

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Notes

References

  1. https://demography.cpc.unc.edu/2014/06/16/mortality-and-cause-of-death-1900-v-2010/, Mortality and Cause of Death, 1900 v. 2010, Posted on June 16, 2014 by Rebecca Tippett, Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill
  2. https://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2077542/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2077543/2216.5/1625.5/3/1/0

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