Joe E Debruce (1886 - 1967)

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Joe E Debruce
1886 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Joe E Debruce was born on August 16, 1886. He died on November 15, 1967 at age 81. We know that Joe E Debruce had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90044.


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Joe E Debruce passed away on November 15, 1967 at age 81. He was born on August 16, 1886. We have no information about Joe's family or relationships. We know that Joe E Debruce had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90044.
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In 1886, in the year that Joe E Debruce was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

In 1909, by the time he was 23 years old, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1917, he was 31 years old when it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1934, he was 48 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1967, in the year of Joe E Debruce's passing, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

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May 30, 1912 - Sep 11, 2000
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Jun 19, 1954 - May 1981
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Jun 30, 1908 - Apr 29, 1996
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Marlon M. Debruce
Born: around 1979
Davetta N. (Odom) Debruce
Born: around 1983
Roderick D. Debruce
Born: around 1966
Karen D. (Randell) Debruce
Born: around 1967
Antonio Debruce Jr
Born: around 1975
Tomeka T. (Cole) Debruce
Born: around 1975
Mark A. Debruce
Born: around 1969
Angela M. (Cole) Debruce
Born: around 1974
Mary DeBruce
around 1917 - Apr 10, 1920
James Debruce
May 7, 1935 - Apr 3, 1968
Joe Debruce
Died: Oct 6, 1958

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