Luther Lay

(1892 - 1977)

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Luther Lay
1892 - 1977
Born
December 22, 1892
Death
February 1977
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Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama 35901
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Luther Lay was born on December 22, 1892. He died in February 1977 at 84 years of age. We know that Luther Lay had been residing in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama 35901.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Luther Lay died in February 1977 at 84 years old. He was born on December 22, 1892. There is no information about Luther's immediate family. We know that Luther Lay had been residing in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama 35901.

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In 1892, in the year that Luther Lay was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1914, by the time he was 22 years old, 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 1920, when he was 28 years old, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1942, when he was 50 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1977, in the year of Luther Lay's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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