William Clarence Lessig (1922 - 2009)

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William Clarence Lessig
1922 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
William Clarence Lessig was born on March 20, 1922. He died on July 27, 2009 at age 87. We know that William Clarence Lessig had been residing in Lynn Haven, Bay County, Florida 32444.


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William Clarence Lessig passed away on July 27, 2009 at 87 years old. He was born on March 20, 1922. There is no information about William's family. We know that William Clarence Lessig had been residing in Lynn Haven, Bay County, Florida 32444.
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In 1922, in the year that William Clarence Lessig was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1934, by the time he was only 12 years old, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1959, by the time he was 37 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1987, when he was 65 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1994, by the time he was 72 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Aug 17, 1920 - Sep 14, 1999
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May 11, 1928 - Dec 6, 1993
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Dorothy P Lessig
Mar 4, 1935 - Nov 2, 2010
Phoenixville, PA
Robert Lessig
Jul 14, 1918 - July 1986
Reading, PA
Austin J Lessig
Feb 2, 1911 - May 17, 1998
Reading, PA
William Lessig
Aug 11, 1901 - February 1974
Reading, PA
Charles Lessig
Jul 5, 1905 - December 1979
Reading, PA
Thurman Lessig
Aug 27, 1916 - March 1978
Reading, PA
Rita M Lessig
Dec 20, 1922 - Nov 19, 2004
Forest Hill, MD
Ethel W Lessig
Oct 21, 1901 - Jun 14, 1991
Sarver, PA
Louise Lessig
Apr 21, 1881 - March 1972
Philadelphia, PA
Howard Lessig
Jul 18, 1911 - July 1975
Oxford, NJ
Claude Lessig
Sep 28, 1909 - March 1982
Pen Argyl, PA
Florence Lessig
Feb 23, 1906 - April 1984
Reading, PA
Pearl Lessig
Jul 1, 1906 - January 1978
Bedford, PA
Gottfried Lessig
Jul 16, 1915 - Mar 8, 1996
Philadelphia, PA
Joseph W Lessig
Apr 4, 1917 - Oct 26, 1987
Birdsboro, PA
Annie Lessig
Jun 23, 1888 - August 1976
Pottstown, PA
Sara Lessig
Apr 8, 1897 - April 1978
Camden Wyoming, DE
Edna R Lessig
Dec 25, 1918 - Feb 16, 1988
Pottstown, PA
Elmira M Lessig
Jun 5, 1917 - March 1993
Elkton, MD

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Oct 4, 1921 - Oct 29, 1992
Chester, PA
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Havertown, PA
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Downingtown, PA
Harold E Townsend
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New Holland, PA
Titus H Horning
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Fort Myers Beach, FL
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San Jose, CA
Charles Robinson
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William Mccormick
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Charlotte, NC
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Mar 2, 1904 - July 1992
Philadelphia, PA
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Dover, DE
Harry E Conner
Apr 28, 1888 - Mar 15, 1968
West Chester, PA
James J Diottavio
Sep 19, 1924 - Aug 10, 1995
Downingtown, PA
Clyde Andrew Yost
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Saint Petersburg, FL
Clara Delmas
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Edward C Karwinski
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