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Luffus Brown (1936 - 1980)

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Luffus Brown
1936 - 1980
Born
January 11, 1936
Death
October 1980
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Luffus Brown was born on January 11, 1936, and died at age 44 years old in October 1980. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Luffus Brown.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Biography ID: 70982555

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Luffus Brown passed away at age 44 years old in October 1980. Luffus Brown was born on January 11, 1936. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Luffus Brown.

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Luffus Brown lived 26 years shorter than the average Brown family member when they died at the age of 44.
The average age of a Brown family member is 70.
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In 1936, in the year that Luffus Brown was born, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1955, Luffus was 19 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1963, at the age of 27 years old, Luffus was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1976, by the time this person was 40 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1980, in the year of Luffus Brown's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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