La Garrett (1910 - 1985)

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Lenox, Cook County, Georgia

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Actress Joy Garrett

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Joy Garrett, Texas

Actress Joy Garrett

Actress Joy Garrett

Joy Garrett, Fort Worth Stockyards

Joy Garrett, Fort Worth Stockyards

Joy Garrett, New York City

Joy Garrett, New York City

Joy Garrett, Fort Worth

Joy Garrett, Fort Worth

Joy Garrett, Texas Actress

Joy Garrett, Texas Actress

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Joy Garrett, Museum

Joy Garrett, Fort Worth

Joy Garrett, Fort Worth

Joy Garrett, "Guys & Dolls"

Joy Garrett, "Guys & Dolls"

Joy Garrett

Joy Garrett

Texas Actress Joy Garrett

Texas Actress Joy Garrett

Texas Actress Joy Garrett

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1910 - In the year that La Garrett was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

1938 - At the age of 28 years old, La was alive when 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."

1949 - This person was 39 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1981 - By the time this person was 71 years old, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

1985 - In the year of La Garrett's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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La Garrett died in December 1985 at 75 years old. No cause of death has been listed for La. La was born on September 10, 1910. We are unaware of information about La's surviving family. We know that La Garrett had been residing in Lenox, Cook County, Georgia.

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