Joseph Laurence Armstrong (1905 - 1944)

Joseph Laurence Armstrong
1905 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Laurence Armstrong was born around 1905. He died on August 10, 1944 at 39 years old.

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Joseph Laurence Armstrong

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Joseph

Middle name

Laurence

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Male

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Tower Hill Memorial Panel 57., in United Kingdom

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Military Service

Rank: Second Engineer Officer
Regiment: Merchant Navy
Unit/ship/squadron: S.s. Iddesleigh (london)

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Joseph Laurence Armstrong died on August 10, 1944 at 39 years old. He was buried in Tower Hill Memorial Panel 57., United Kingdom. He was born around 1905. We are unaware of information about Joseph's immediate family.
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1905 - 1944 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that Joseph Laurence Armstrong was born, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1915, he was just 10 years old when the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1924, at the age of 19 years old, Joseph was alive when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1938, when he was 33 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 1944, in the year of Joseph Laurence Armstrong's passing, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

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around 1897 - Aug 12, 1917
Unknown - May 23, 1917
around 1914 - May 9, 1943
around 1894 - Jul 16, 1916
Unknown - Sep 19, 1916
around 1895 - May 24, 1943
Unknown - Jun 7, 1944
around 1925 - Aug 3, 1942

Other Armstrongs

around 1925 - Aug 3, 1942
Unknown - Jun 7, 1944
around 1895 - May 24, 1943
Unknown - Sep 19, 1916
around 1894 - Jul 16, 1916
around 1914 - May 9, 1943
Unknown - May 23, 1917
around 1897 - Aug 12, 1917
around 1937 - Oct 17, 1939
around 1934 - Nov 29, 1940
around 1933 - Sep 15, 1940
around 1922 - Apr 24, 1944
around 1924 - Aug 12, 1942
Unknown - Jul 13, 1945
Unknown - May 8, 1942
around 1919 - Jan 30, 1944
around 1917 - Apr 8, 1941
around 1916 - Nov 18, 1944
around 1900 - Jan 29, 1941

Other Bios

around 1925 - Aug 3, 1942
Unknown - Jun 7, 1944
around 1895 - May 24, 1943
Unknown - Sep 19, 1916
around 1894 - Jul 16, 1916
around 1914 - May 9, 1943
Unknown - May 23, 1917
around 1897 - Aug 12, 1917
around 1937 - Oct 17, 1939
around 1934 - Nov 29, 1940
around 1933 - Sep 15, 1940
around 1922 - Apr 24, 1944
around 1924 - Aug 12, 1942
Unknown - Jul 13, 1945
Unknown - May 8, 1942
around 1919 - Jan 30, 1944
around 1917 - Apr 8, 1941
around 1916 - Nov 18, 1944
around 1900 - Jan 29, 1941
Unknown - May 4, 1917
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