Lamar A Durrance (1917 - 1998)

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Lamar A Durrance
1917 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Lamar A Durrance was born on April 20, 1917. He died on April 17, 1998 at age 80. We know that Lamar A Durrance had been residing in Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida 34946.

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Lamar A Durrance passed away on April 17, 1998 at age 80. He was born on April 20, 1917. There is no information about Lamar's family. We know that Lamar A Durrance had been residing in Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida 34946.
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1917 - 1998 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Lamar A Durrance was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1923, Lamar was merely 6 years old when on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1942, Lamar was 25 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1961, when he was 44 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1998, in the year of Lamar A Durrance's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Jacksonville, FL
Herman Durrance
Jan 11, 1935 - June 1985
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Wallace G Durrance
May 15, 1941 - Nov 21, 2004
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George Durrance
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Eugene L Durrance
May 21, 1944 - Jan 1, 1995
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T J Durrance
Sep 6, 1919 - Jan 17, 1994
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Aaron Durrance
Apr 5, 1944 - July 1978

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