Luther Lay

(1882 - 1966)

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Luther Lay
1882 - 1966
Born
May 16, 1882
Death
February 1966
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Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44109
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Luther Lay was born on May 16, 1882. He died in February 1966 at 83 years old. We know that Luther Lay had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44109.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Luther Lay died in February 1966 at age 83. He was born on May 16, 1882. We are unaware of information about Luther's immediate family. We know that Luther Lay had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44109.

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In 1882, in the year that Luther Lay was born, on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

In 1908, by the time he was 26 years old, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1926, he was 44 years old when 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 1941, when he was 59 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1966, in the year of Luther Lay's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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