Lawrence Keough (1904 - 1985)

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Lawrence Keough
1904 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Lawrence Keough was born on September 11, 1904. He died in March 1985 at 80 years of age. We know that Lawrence Keough had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99216.


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Lawrence Keough passed away in March 1985 at 80 years old. He was born on September 11, 1904. There is no information about Lawrence's immediate family. We know that Lawrence Keough had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99216.
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In 1904, in the year that Lawrence Keough was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1925, when he was 21 years old, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1945, when he was 41 years old, on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1965, he was 61 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1985, in the year of Lawrence Keough's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Francis J Keough
Dec 3, 1939 - Aug 19, 2002
Sun Valley, NV
Laurence Keough
Jul 29, 1908 - March 1985
Seattle, Washington
William Keough
Apr 1, 1916 - March 1975
Shelton, Washington
Stanley Joseph Keough
Jan 9, 1918 - Feb 9, 1967
Darrell L Keough
Aug 1, 1942 - Sep 30, 2002
Kapowsin, WA
Wallace Keough
Mar 31, 1917 - January 1984
Spokane, Washington
Genevieve Keough
Dec 30, 1898 - March 1987
Colville, Washington
Sharon L Keough
Feb 16, 1948 - Oct 23, 2008
Diane M Keough
Mar 29, 1952 - Oct 31, 2003
Snohomish, WA
Gertrude Keough
Jan 4, 1912 - Dec 5, 2003
Seattle, WA
Derek A Keough
Aug 15, 1980 - Jun 28, 2000
Edmund Stephen Keough
Feb 3, 1942 - Feb 13, 2010
Shelton, WA
John Keough
Feb 24, 1909 - October 1977
San Francisco, California
John Keough
Aug 28, 1904 - April 1970
San Francisco, California
Andrew Keough
Oct 7, 1926 - March 1972
Susanna Keough
Sep 6, 1903 - June 1985
Yountville, California
Mason Keough
Jan 23, 1910 - July 1973
Reno, Nevada
Kay Keough
Sep 26, 1900 - August 1979
Issaquah, Washington
James W Keough
May 7, 1907 - Sep 29, 1996
Altadena, CA
Violet C Keough
Jun 22, 1920 - Apr 12, 2002
Irvine, CA

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Sapulpa, OK
Leslie Slater
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Davenport, Washington
Dorothy H Billings
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Camano Island, WA
Donald E Gifford
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Tacoma, WA
Clement E Kertson
Feb 8, 1923 - Dec 6, 2001
Paradise, CA
Elsie L Tubbs
Oct 31, 1923 - Jan 21, 2005
Chattaroy, WA
Stana N Kimmons
Nov 29, 1921 - Dec 1, 1994
Spokane, WA
Vera Cramer
Jun 20, 1923 - August 1984
Lakewood, Washington
Patrick A Mertens
Feb 29, 1924 - Sep 10, 2005
Spokane, WA
Molly A Hillgren
Feb 4, 1922 - Feb 14, 2001
Renton, WA
L H Herbert
Sep 16, 1922 - July 1984
Morris Zarkin
Feb 26, 1924 - August 1979
Spokane, Washington
Frank Nelson
Aug 23, 1918 - December 1978
Mead, Washington
John Ross
Nov 17, 1896 - November 1979
Spokane, Washington
Alfred Cozzetto
Feb 20, 1909 - January 1961
Fred L Knabe
Nov 21, 1911 - Nov 28, 1994
Mead, WA
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Tacoma, Washington
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