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Lura Mae Swaney (1935 - 2011)

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Lura Mae Swaney
1935 - 2011
Born
March 28, 1935
Death
March 30, 2011
Last Known Residence
Providence, Webster County, Florida 42450
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Lura Mae Swaney of Providence, Webster County, Florida was born on March 28, 1935, and died at age 76 years old on March 30, 2011.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 26566838

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Lura Swaney passed away at age 76 years old on March 30, 2011. Lura Mae Swaney of Providence, Webster County, Florida was born on March 28, 1935.

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Lura Mae Swaney lived 4 years longer than the average Swaney family member when she died at the age of 76.
The average age of a Swaney family member is 72.
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In 1935, in the year that Lura Mae Swaney 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 1946, by the time she was only 11 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1956, at the age of 21 years old, Lura was alive when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1979, at the age of 44 years old, Lura was alive when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1983, Lura was 48 years old when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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