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Canola R Potts (1905 - 1988)

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Canola R Potts
1905 - 1988
Born
November 9, 1905
Death
April 18, 1988
Last Known Residence
Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina 27292
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Canola R Potts of Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina was born on November 9, 1905, and died at age 82 years old on April 18, 1988.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 31857250

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Canola Potts passed away at age 82 years old on April 18, 1988. Canola R Potts of Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina was born on November 9, 1905.

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Canola R Potts lived 11 years longer than the average Potts family member when they died at the age of 82.
The average age of a Potts family member is 71.
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1905 - 1988 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that Canola R Potts was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1945, this person was 40 years old when on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1961, at the age of 56 years old, Canola was alive when on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1979, at the age of 74 years old, Canola was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1988, in the year of Canola R Potts's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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