Donald Ernest Lucas

(1920 - 2007)

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Donald Ernest Lucas
1920 - 2007
Born
June 2, 1920
Death
December 20, 2007
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Bakersfield, Kern County, California 93304
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Donald Ernest Lucas was born on June 2, 1920. He died on December 20, 2007 at 87 years old. We know that Donald Ernest Lucas had been residing in Bakersfield, Kern County, California 93304.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Donald Ernest Lucas passed away on December 20, 2007 at age 87. He was born on June 2, 1920. We have no information about Donald's surviving family. We know that Donald Ernest Lucas had been residing in Bakersfield, Kern County, California 93304.

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In 1920, in the year that Donald Ernest Lucas was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1931, by the time he was just 11 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1944, he was 24 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1967, he was 47 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1985, he was 65 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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