Lascellas Boyd (1900 - 1974)

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Utica, Hinds County, Mississippi

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Jimmy Boyd and Noreen Corcoran

Jimmy Boyd and Noreen Corcoran

Jimmy Devon Boyd and John Forsythe

Jimmy Devon Boyd and John Forsythe

Jimmy Devon Boyd and Betty White

Jimmy Devon Boyd and Betty White

Jimmy Boyd on Bachelor Father

Jimmy Boyd on Bachelor Father

Jimmy Devon Boyd Album

Jimmy Devon Boyd Album

Jimmy Boyd

Jimmy Boyd

Jimmy Devon Boyd, older

Jimmy Devon Boyd, older

Jimmy Boyd and Perry Como

Jimmy Boyd and Perry Como

Jimmy Devon Boyd

Jimmy Devon Boyd

Jimmy Devon Boyd

Jimmy Devon Boyd

Jimmy Devon Boyd

Jimmy Devon Boyd

Jimmy Devon Boyd

Jimmy Devon Boyd

Susan Corrie (Governo) Boyd Family

Susan Corrie (Governo) Boyd Family

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Keron Kay (Boyd) Kerns Jimmy Boyd and Noreen Corcoran Jimmy Devon Boyd and John Forsythe Jimmy Devon Boyd and Betty White

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1900 - In the year that Lascellas Boyd was born, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

1908 - By the time this person was only 8 years old, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

1935 - This person was 35 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

1965 - Lascellas was 65 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1974 - In the year of Lascellas Boyd's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Lascellas Boyd passed away in January 1974 at 73 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. Lascellas was born on April 23, 1900. There is no information about Lascellas's family. We know that Lascellas Boyd had been residing in Utica, Hinds County, Mississippi.

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