Edward Debruhl (1927 - 1977)

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Edward Debruhl
1927 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Edward Debruhl was born on December 5, 1927. He died in November 1977 at 49 years old.


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Edward Debruhl died in November 1977 at 49 years old. He was born on December 5, 1927. There is no information about Edward's immediate family.
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In 1927, in the year that Edward Debruhl was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1938, by the time he was just 11 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1945, at the age of 18 years old, Edward was alive when in October, automobile production in the United States for private consumers was allowed to resume. It took a while for car makers to get those new cars to buyers - they had to once again change their manufacturing plants, this time from war production to peacetime.

In 1960, when he was 33 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1977, in the year of Edward Debruhl's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Kathleen Debruhl
Jan 8, 1904 - May 1976
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Evelyn S Debruhl
Aug 5, 1914 - Dec 3, 1998
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Charlie Debruhl
Jul 2, 1898 - Dec 15, 1970
Morganton, NC
Mary T Debruhl
Jul 24, 1901 - Dec 15, 1966
Asheville, NC
Claude Debruhl
Jan 5, 1915 - September 1982
Candler, North Carolina
Talmadge Debruhl
Mar 6, 1915 - August 1980
Asheville, North Carolina
Hobert Debruhl
Oct 8, 1918 - January 1985
Leicester, North Carolina
Kathleen R Debruhl
Jun 27, 1917 - Nov 1, 1996
Asheville, NC
William L Debruhl
Jan 5, 1921 - Sep 6, 2007
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Dennis R Debruhl
Oct 22, 1954 - Sep 1, 1997
Ira Debruhl
Oct 1, 1901 - October 1975
Edna Debruhl
Jul 21, 1896 - April 1985
Alexander, North Carolina
Helen Debruhl
Dec 31, 1914 - March 1977
Charlotte, North Carolina
George Debruhl
Oct 4, 1922 - December 1944
Porter F Debruhl
May 8, 1920 - Feb 23, 2002
Mars Hill, NC
Frances T Debruhl
Feb 10, 1930 - Sep 16, 2006
Asheville, NC

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