George Lapp (1918 - 1983)

George Lapp
1918 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
George Lapp was born on October 4, 1918. He died in December 1983 at 65 years of age. We know that George Lapp had been residing in Williamson, Wayne County, New York 14589.

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George Lapp died in December 1983 at 65 years old. He was born on October 4, 1918. There is no information about George's family. We know that George Lapp had been residing in Williamson, Wayne County, New York 14589.
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In 1918, in the year that George Lapp was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1929, when he was just 11 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1934, by the time he was 16 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1950, George was 32 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1983, in the year of George Lapp's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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around 1917 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1909 - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1912 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 2, 1965
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around 1851 - Nov 5, 1920
around 1828 - Jun 20, 1903
around 1951 - Unknown
around 1944 - Unknown
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Other Lapps

Aug 12, 1912 - Oct 23, 2001
Sep 23, 1913 - Oct 6, 2002
Nov 9, 1910 - December 1978
Jun 26, 1922 - November 1980
Apr 27, 1920 - January 1971
Sep 2, 1928 - Feb 11, 2001
Oct 11, 1881 - November 1964
Jan 28, 1927 - Oct 14, 2006
Aug 15, 1900 - September 1978
Apr 18, 1901 - December 1977
Nov 20, 1891 - April 1967
Jul 13, 1923 - July 1983
Mar 13, 1924 - Jun 4, 2006
Nov 30, 1896 - May 1969
Aug 24, 1943 - Apr 28, 2008
May 11, 1942 - May 24, 2001
Jan 5, 1945 - Jan 7, 2005
Jan 24, 1902 - May 1981
Dec 7, 1917 - Jan 15, 1998
Sep 17, 1956 - Aug 21, 2005

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May 26, 1909 - March 1968
May 18, 1922 - Nov 5, 2010
Oct 7, 1923 - Sep 23, 1989
Feb 14, 1921 - April 1987
Mar 1, 1922 - Nov 23, 1993
Jun 30, 1923 - March 1975
Oct 16, 1912 - Aug 4, 1990
Mar 8, 1908 - September 1986
May 22, 1908 - November 1977
Jan 24, 1922 - Aug 10, 1989
Apr 6, 1913 - Jan 18, 1995
Aug 1, 1885 - February 1965
Nov 26, 1904 - Dec 7, 1998
Jul 3, 1910 - November 1984
Apr 25, 1920 - Oct 26, 1997
Oct 28, 1917 - September 1978
Jul 27, 1911 - Aug 29, 2004
Jan 30, 1888 - July 1976
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