Lawrence Vanardsdel Bettis Jr

(1941 - 2005)

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Lawrence Vanardsdel Bettis
1941 - 2005
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January 8, 1941
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August 31, 2005
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Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98402
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Lawrence Vanardsdel Bettis Jr was born on January 8, 1941. He died on August 31, 2005 at 64 years old. We know that Lawrence Vanardsdel Bettis Jr had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98402.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Tahoma National Cemetery Section M Row A Site 147 18600 Se 240th St, in Kent, Washington 98042
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: AG2
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam
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Lawrence Vanardsdel Bettis Jr passed away on August 31, 2005 at age 64. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section M Row A Site 147, Kent, Washington. He was born on January 8, 1941. We have no information about Lawrence's family or relationships. We know that Lawrence Vanardsdel Bettis Jr had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98402.

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In 1941, in the year that Lawrence Vanardsdel Bettis Jr was born, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1961, by the time he was 20 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1973, Lawrence was 32 years old when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1981, at the age of 40 years old, Lawrence was alive when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1991, by the time he was 50 years old, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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