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Donald Lake1911

Donald Lake
Given names
Birth 1911 27 23

Birth of a brotherWilliam Charles Lake
1916 (Age 5 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Census 1920 (Age 9 years) Age: 9
Death of a maternal grandmotherAugusta Pauline Hilla
September 18, 1921 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Death of a fatherCharles K Lake
July 23, 1953 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a motherLilli Karoline (Pokey) Rauhut
March 7, 1978 (Age 67 years)

Census1920 cen Charli Lillian Lakes, Pauline,Elisabeth Rauhut Hillman,Montmorency,Michigan.jpg
1920 cen Charli Lillian Lakes, Pauline,Elisabeth Rauhut Hillman,Montmorency,Michigan.jpg
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Donald Lake, son of Charles K Lake and Lilli Karoline (Pokey) Rauhut, was born in 1911.