Cecil Durrance (1894 - 1981)

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Cecil Durrance
1894 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Cecil Durrance was born on February 16, 1894. He died in June 1981 at 87 years of age. We know that Cecil Durrance had been residing in Wauchula, Hardee County, Florida 33873.


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Cecil Durrance passed away in June 1981 at 87 years old. He was born on February 16, 1894. There is no information about Cecil's family or relationships. We know that Cecil Durrance had been residing in Wauchula, Hardee County, Florida 33873.
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In 1894, in the year that Cecil Durrance was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1935, Cecil was 41 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1951, at the age of 57 years old, Cecil was alive when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1961, when he was 67 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1981, in the year of Cecil Durrance's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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