Luella C Pettis (1926 - 2010)

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Luella C Pettis
1926 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Luella C Pettis was born on February 16, 1926. She died on April 11, 2010 at age 84. We know that Luella C Pettis had been residing in Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi 39120.

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Luella C Pettis passed away on April 11, 2010 at age 84. She was born on February 16, 1926. We are unaware of information about Luella's family. We know that Luella C Pettis had been residing in Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi 39120.
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1926 - 2010 World Events

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In 1926, in the year that Luella C Pettis was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1938, she was merely 12 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1950, she was 24 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.

In 1989, Luella was 63 years old when on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

In 1997, by the time she was 71 years old, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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Zeb Pettis
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W A Pettis
Aug 26, 1913 - Sep 13, 1988
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Ulysses Pettis
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Jul 30, 1924 - November 1986
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Milwaukee, WI
Dora Pettis
Feb 4, 1897 - November 1967
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Mar 31, 1904 - March 1969
Little Rock, Arkansas
Samuel A Pettis
Jun 3, 1930 - Oct 15, 2000
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Edna Pettis
Oct 27, 1916 - November 1981
Eastaboga, Alabama
Lucy Pettis
Dec 5, 1924 - January 1985
Little Rock, Arkansas
Lorenzo Pettis
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Ever Pettis
Feb 8, 1931 - April 1981
Bertha Pettis
Jun 15, 1908 - Jul 2, 2001
Minneapolis, MN
Murless Pettis
Sep 2, 1936 - Mar 27, 1999
West Memphis, AR
Sam E Pettis
Sep 26, 1904 - Jan 22, 1991
Marguerite Pettis
Mar 22, 1904 - November 1980
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
Employ Pettis
Feb 3, 1898 - June 1983
San Francisco, California

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