William C Lessig (1940 - 2008)

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William C Lessig
1940 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
William C Lessig was born on April 23, 1940. He died on August 1, 2008 at age 68. We know that William C Lessig had been residing in Bath, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18014.

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William C Lessig passed away on August 1, 2008 at 68 years old. He was born on April 23, 1940. There is no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William C Lessig had been residing in Bath, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18014.
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In 1940, in the year that William C Lessig was born, 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 1959, when he was 19 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1967, he was 27 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1987, he was 47 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1997, William was 57 years old when 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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Harold Lessig
May 18, 1892 - November 1969
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Thelma Lessig
Nov 2, 1893 - November 1975
Bedford, Pennsylvania
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Sep 15, 1926 - Nov 3, 2006
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Aug 21, 1901 - March 1984
Gold Beach, Oregon
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Jul 6, 1884 - July 1970
Bedford, Pennsylvania
Richard Lessig
Aug 11, 1919 - July 1985
Perry Hall, Maryland
Samuel Lessig
Jan 31, 1911 - June 1982
Reading, Pennsylvania
Victory C Lessig
Aug 3, 1945 - Oct 16, 2009
Sarasota, Florida
William Lessig
May 22, 1909 - June 1986
Dundalk, Maryland
Frederick Lessig
Aug 25, 1912 - Nov 30, 1997
Lewes, DE
Annah C Lessig
Sep 5, 1910 - Jun 15, 1999
Boyertown, PA
Virginia L Lessig
Dec 4, 1921 - Oct 17, 2007
Bel Air, MD
Herbert Lessig
Aug 24, 1920 - October 1985
Nottingham, Maryland
Anita Lessig
Apr 30, 1917 - September 1975
Catherine Lessig
Nov 22, 1908 - August 1979
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Vivian Lessig
Dec 17, 1922 - July 1981

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