Lonzo Adams (1933 - 1987)

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Hattie Sainsbury Border Card

Hattie Sainsbury Border Card

Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury Family

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury Family

Sammie Adams

Sammie Adams

Edna Mina Johnson Berwick family

Edna Mina Johnson Berwick family

Juanita, Elsie and Hazel Moore

Juanita, Elsie and Hazel Moore

Elsie and Robert Moore and Ella Gentry

Elsie and Robert Moore and Ella Gentry

The Adams Family

The Adams Family

Brian Adams

Brian Adams

Mose Adams

Mose Adams

John and Abigail Adams

John and Abigail Adams

Elma Josephine Harrison Adams

Elma Josephine Harrison Adams

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Mabel Elsie Pate Adams Hattie Sainsbury Border Card Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

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1933 - In the year that Lonzo Adams was born, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

1950 - Lonzo was 17 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.

1955 - When this person was 22 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1983 - By the time this person was 50 years old, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

1987 - In the year of Lonzo Adams's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Lonzo Adams died in March 1987 at 53 years old. There is no known cause of death for Lonzo. Lonzo was born on August 11, 1933. We have no information about Lonzo's family or relationships.

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