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Edward Alfred LaffertyAge: 59 years19281988

Name
Edward Alfred Lafferty
Given names
Edward Alfred
Surname
Lafferty
Birth May 21, 1928
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 months)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 13 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 21 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 17 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death April 8, 1988 (Age 59 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Our Lady of Hope Cemetery
Last change May 13, 201714:48:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Ida Nell Shemwell - View this family
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Edward Alfred Lafferty
Birth: May 21, 1928Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: April 8, 1988Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States
wife
Ida Nell Shemwell
Birth: June 15, 1929 20 19Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 27, 2008Wayne, Michigan, United States
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