Alva Darraugh (1896 - 1963)

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Alva Darraugh
1896 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Alva Darraugh was born on July 8, 1896. He died in July 1963 at 66 years of age. We know that Alva Darraugh had been residing in Colorado.

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Alva Darraugh died in July 1963 at 66 years of age. He was born on July 8, 1896. We are unaware of information about Alva's surviving family. We know that Alva Darraugh had been residing in Colorado.
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In 1896, in the year that Alva Darraugh was born, in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

In 1925, by the time he was 29 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1949, when he was 53 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1953, Alva was 57 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1963, in the year of Alva Darraugh's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

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William E Darraugh
Jun 26, 1901 - Oct 15, 1966
Pueblo, CO
Myrtle Darraugh
Dec 4, 1901 - July 1985
Pueblo, Colorado
Margaret E Darraugh
Apr 9, 1901 - Jan 21, 1997
Pueblo, CO
Leatha F Darraugh
Nov 9, 1918 - Jul 29, 1999
Sun City, CA
Frances M Darraugh
Jan 17, 1920 - Aug 7, 2007
Lancaster, CA
James Edward Darraugh
Mar 15, 1951 - Jul 11, 2011
Warrenton, Georgia
Bee Darraugh
Jan 24, 1890 - November 1973
North Hollywood, California
Alexander Darraugh
around 1850 - Nov 18, 1930
Catherine Darraugh
around 1869 - Jul 9, 1908
Dennis F Darraugh
around 1886 - Apr 8, 1932
Ellen L Darraugh
around 1888 - Aug 17, 1936
Harold A Darraugh
around 1907 - Apr 29, 1908
James Darraugh
around 1872 - Mar 6, 1939
John Darraugh
around 1907 - Dec 5, 1908
Margaret T Darraugh
around 1875 - May 29, 1939
Marie Darraugh
around 1916  - Dec 7, 1916
Neil Darraugh
around 1929  - Dec 19, 1929
Sarah Darraugh
around 1857 - Jan 9, 1943
William F Darraugh
around 1897 - Jun 5, 1899

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