Lura D Chipman (1914 - 2001)

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Lura D Chipman
1914 - 2001
September 26, 1914
June 21, 2001
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Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee 38063
Lura D Chipman was born on September 26, 1914. She died on June 21, 2001 at 86 years of age. We know that Lura D Chipman had been residing in Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee 38063.
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Lura D Chipman died on June 21, 2001 at 86 years of age. She was born on September 26, 1914. We have no information about Lura's surviving family. We know that Lura D Chipman had been residing in Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee 38063.

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In 1914, in the year that Lura D Chipman was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1965, she was 51 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1976, she was 62 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1981, at the age of 67 years old, Lura was alive when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1997, by the time she was 83 years old, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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