Lawrence F Nielsen (1935 - 2008)

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Lawrence F Nielsen
1935 - 2008
May 11, 1935
December 6, 2008
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Sturgis, Saint Joseph County, Michigan 49091
Lawrence F Nielsen was born on May 11, 1935. He died on December 6, 2008 at age 73. We know that Lawrence F Nielsen had been residing in Sturgis, Saint Joseph County, Michigan 49091.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Lawrence F Nielsen passed away on December 6, 2008 at 73 years of age. He was born on May 11, 1935. We have no information about Lawrence's family. We know that Lawrence F Nielsen had been residing in Sturgis, Saint Joseph County, Michigan 49091.

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In 1935, in the year that Lawrence F Nielsen was born, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1944, Lawrence was only 9 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1950, Lawrence was just 15 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1986, at the age of 51 years old, Lawrence was alive when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1990, Lawrence was 55 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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