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Lawrence Dawson (1903 - 1985)

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Lawrence Dawson
1903 - 1985
Born
October 23, 1903
Death
December 1985
Last Known Residence
Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont 05602
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Lawrence Dawson of Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont was born on October 23, 1903, and died at age 82 years old in December 1985.
Updated: October 1, 2011
Biography ID: 2784415

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Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont 05602
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Lawrence Dawson passed away at age 82 years old in December 1985. Lawrence Dawson of Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont was born on October 23, 1903.

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Lawrence Dawson lived 12 years longer than the average Dawson family member when he died at the age of 82.
The average age of a Dawson family member is 70.
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In 1903, in the year that Lawrence Dawson was born, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1924, by the time he was 21 years old, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1956, at the age of 53 years old, Lawrence was alive when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1976, Lawrence was 73 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1985, in the year of Lawrence Dawson'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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