Lorenzo Pettis (1887 - 1962)

Lorenzo Pettis
1887 - 1962
updated February 06, 2019
Lorenzo Pettis was born on December 13, 1887. He died in July 1962 at 74 years old. We know that Lorenzo Pettis had been residing in Arkansas.


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Lorenzo Pettis died in July 1962 at 74 years old. He was born on December 13, 1887. We are unaware of information about Lorenzo's family. We know that Lorenzo Pettis had been residing in Arkansas.
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In 1887, in the year that Lorenzo Pettis was born, on January 20th, the US Senate gave the US Navy the right to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Pearl Harbor is on the island of Oahu, a part of the Hawaiian Islands. The Navy was given direction to maintain "a coaling and repair station" at the harbor.

In 1903, when he was 16 years old, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1917, he was 30 years old when the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1958, at the age of 71 years old, Lorenzo was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1962, in the year of Lorenzo Pettis's passing, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

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