Lavonne Drake (1916 - 1987)

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La Center, Clark County, Washington

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1916 - In the year that Lavonne Drake was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

1949 - Lavonne was 33 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

1952 - Lavonne was 36 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

1983 - By the time she was 67 years old, "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.

1987 - In the year of Lavonne Drake's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Lavonne Drake died in April 1987 at age 70. There is no listed cause of death for Lavonne. She was born on November 30, 1916. There is no information about Lavonne's family. We know that Lavonne Drake had been residing in La Center, Clark County, Washington.

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