Harold R Lass (1908 - 2001)

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Harold R Lass
1908 - 2001
January 15, 1908
March 30, 2001
Last Known Residence
La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana 46350
Harold R Lass of La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana was born on January 15, 1908, and died at age 93 years old on March 30, 2001.
Updated: January 23, 2013
Biography ID: 472316

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La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana 46350
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Harold Lass passed away at age 93 years old on March 30, 2001. Harold R Lass of La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana was born on January 15, 1908.

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Harold R Lass lived 18 years longer than the average Lass family member when he died at the age of 93.
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In 1908, in the year that Harold R Lass was born, Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1939, he was 31 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1956, when he was 48 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1978, he was 70 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1998, Harold was 90 years old when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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