Michael Laresch (1915 - 2005)

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Michael Laresch
1915 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Michael Laresch was born on August 20, 1915 in New York, New York. He married Ann Composto. He also married Margaret Mauro. Michael died on April 19, 2005 in Miramar, Florida at 89 years old.


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Michael Laresch

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Michael Laresch was born on at 289 West 142 Street, in New York, New York County, New York United States


Michael Laresch died on at 6351 SW 34th St., in Miramar, Broward County, Florida United States

Cause of death

Old age related illnesses

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at - cremated in, in Miramar, Broward County, Florida USA



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American of Italian parents

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United States


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Home, 6351 SW 34th St., in Miramar, Broward County, Florida USA


Completed 8th Grade


Worked for the New York Times newspaper in various position

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US Navy - WWII veteran

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Michael Laresch & Ann (Composto) Laresch

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Ann (Composto) Laresch
April 1917 - Dec 17, 1949

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Margaret Laresch
Aug 30, 1924 - Sep 13, 2009
Hollywood, FL, USA


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Michael Laresch died on April 19, 2005 in Miramar, Florida at 89 years old. He was buried in - cremated in, Miramar, Florida USA. He was born on August 20, 1915 in New York, New York. He married Ann Composto. Michael also married Margaret Mauro.
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1915 - 2005 World Events

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In 1915, in the year that Michael Laresch was born, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

In 1929, he was merely 14 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1940, Michael was 25 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1957, at the age of 42 years old, Michael was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1971, when he was 56 years old, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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Aug 30, 1924 - Sep 13, 2009
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Mar 10, 1906 - February 1973
Brooklyn, NY
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Nov 8, 1889 - April 1970
Auburn, NY
Anthony Laresch
around 1856 - Jun 13, 1936
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1937 - Dec 25, 1942
Charles Laresch
around 1909  - Apr 3, 1909
Joseph Laresch
around 1898 - Dec 17, 1920
Marianna Laresch
August 1859 - Jun 11, 1921
Brooklyn, NY, United States
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Jun 15, 1909 - Jul 10, 1909
New York, NY, United States
Nicholas Laresch
around 1913 - Dec 2, 1935
Rosie Laresch
around 1911 - Jan 24, 1918

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