William Henry Lawrence (1896 - 1914)

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La Ferte-sous-jouarre Memorial,
France

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Service number: 11382
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.

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Henry

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Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence

Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence

Chita Rivera, Jerome Robbins, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence

Chita Rivera, Jerome Robbins, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence

Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence

Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence

Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence

Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence

Bill Mashall Lawrence

Bill Mashall Lawrence

Stephanna Patterson Lawrence

Stephanna Patterson Lawrence

Dorlis Lawrence

Dorlis Lawrence

Dorlis Lawrence

Dorlis Lawrence

Thelma Inez Lawrence

Thelma Inez Lawrence

Charles Lawrence

Charles Lawrence

Robert Roy Naquin

Robert Roy Naquin

The Lawrence family

The Lawrence family

Louis Couty

Louis Couty

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Linda Couget Naquin Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence Chita Rivera, Jerome Robbins, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence

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1896 - In the year that William Henry Lawrence was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

1900 - He was just 4 years old when the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

1906 - By the time he was just 10 years old, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

1910 - At the age of just 14 years old, William was alive when Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

1914 - In the year of William Henry Lawrence's passing, 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.

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William Henry Lawrence passed away on September 14, 1914 at 18 years of age. There is no known cause of death for William. He was buried in La Ferte-sous-jouarre Memorial, France. He was born around 1896. There is no information about William's family or relationships.

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