Joyce J Lewis (1925 - 2003)

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Joyce J Lewis
1925 - 2003
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July 25, 1925
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June 10, 2003
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Casa Grande, Pinal County, Arizona 85222
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Joyce J Lewis was born on July 25, 1925. She died on June 10, 2003 at age 77. We know that Joyce J Lewis had been residing in Casa Grande, Pinal County, Arizona 85222.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Joyce J Lewis passed away on June 10, 2003 at 77 years old. She was born on July 25, 1925. We are unaware of information about Joyce's family or relationships. We know that Joyce J Lewis had been residing in Casa Grande, Pinal County, Arizona 85222.

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In 1925, in the year that Joyce J Lewis was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1939, at the age of merely 14 years old, Joyce was alive 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 1949, by the time she was 24 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1974, when she was 49 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1983, she was 58 years old when "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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