Clarence Blackburn (1914 - 1989)

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Richmond, Chesterfield County, Virginia

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Michele L. (Blackburn) Lefler

Michele L. (Blackburn) Lefler

Susan Caroline Blackburn

Susan Caroline Blackburn

Raymond U Gendreau

Raymond U Gendreau

Raymond U Gendreau

Raymond U Gendreau

Myrtle and Charlie Blackburn

Myrtle and Charlie Blackburn

Blackburn family

Blackburn family

Kathryn Elaine (Blackburn) Marker

Kathryn Elaine (Blackburn) Marker

Kathryn Elaine (Blackburn) Marker

Kathryn Elaine (Blackburn) Marker

James Gary Blackburn

James Gary Blackburn

James Gary Blackburn

James Gary Blackburn

James Lester Blackburn

James Lester Blackburn

 Brobston Family 1946

Brobston Family 1946

Mary Alaria (Brobston) Blackburn

Mary Alaria (Brobston) Blackburn

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Mr. & Mrs. W.S.Blackburn; Sumner, Iowa Michele L. (Blackburn) Lefler Susan Caroline Blackburn Raymond U Gendreau

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1914 - In the year that Clarence Blackburn was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

1933 - He was 19 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

1955 - Clarence was 41 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1976 - By the time he was 62 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1989 - In the year of Clarence Blackburn's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Clarence Blackburn passed away on March 9, 1989 at age 75. No cause of death has been entered for Clarence. He was born on March 1, 1914. We have no information about Clarence's family or relationships. We know that Clarence Blackburn had been residing in Richmond, Chesterfield County, Virginia.

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