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Cecile Alice Lay (1923 - 2011)

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Cecile Alice Lay
1923 - 2011
Born
September 8, 1923
Death
July 25, 2011
Last Known Residence
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon 97828
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Cecile Alice Lay of Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon was born on September 8, 1923, and died at age 87 years old on July 25, 2011.
Updated: November 10, 2011
Biography ID: 83340950

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Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon 97828
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Cecile Lay passed away at age 87 years old on July 25, 2011. Cecile Alice Lay of Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon was born on September 8, 1923.

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Cecile Alice Lay lived 16 years longer than the average Lay family member when she died at the age of 87.
The average age of a Lay family member is 71.
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1923 - 2011 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Cecile Alice Lay was born, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1935, she was only 12 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 1950, she was 27 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1978, Cecile was 55 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1998, she was 75 years old when on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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