Lucy M Purifoy (1935 - 2011)

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Lucy M Purifoy
1935 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Lucy M Purifoy was born on June 13, 1935. She died on June 22, 2011 at 76 years of age. We know that Lucy M Purifoy had been residing in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36617.

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Lucy M Purifoy died on June 22, 2011 at 76 years of age. She was born on June 13, 1935. We are unaware of information about Lucy's family or relationships. We know that Lucy M Purifoy had been residing in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36617.
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In 1935, in the year that Lucy M Purifoy was born, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1947, when she was only 12 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1952, Lucy was 17 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1978, Lucy was 43 years old when 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.

In 1990, Lucy was 55 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Joseph Purifoy
Jul 27, 1910 - May 1969
Jimmy L Purifoy
Jan 8, 1953 - Dec 17, 2003
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Mar 24, 1920 - February 1987
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Dec 10, 1957 - Feb 10, 2006
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Dec 28, 1956 - Apr 7, 2003
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Robert Purifoy
Jun 25, 1907 - June 1985
Rosston, Arkansas
Mae E Purifoy
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Rosston, AR
Edd Purifoy
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Prescott, AR
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Mar 3, 1920 - January 1970
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Jan 24, 1915 - Mar 19, 1993
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