Lawrence L Cosby (1936 - 2009)

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Enid, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

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1936 - In the year that Lawrence L Cosby was born, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1945 - When he was merely 9 years old, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1965 - Lawrence was 29 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.

1978 - By the time he was 42 years old, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

1992 - By the time he was 56 years old, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Lawrence L Cosby died on June 28, 2009 at age 73. There is no listed cause of death for Lawrence. He was born on February 11, 1936. There is no information about Lawrence's surviving family. We know that Lawrence L Cosby had been residing in Enid, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi.

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