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OLDEST LIVING VET CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019 file photo, World War II veteran Lawrence Brooks holds a photo of him taken in 1943, as he celebrates his 110th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Brooks celebrated his 112th birthday, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 with a drive-by party at his New Orleans home hosted by the National War War II Museum. Drafted in 1940, Brooks was a private in the Army’s mostly Black 91st Engineer Battalion. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man who is the oldest living World
War II veteran in the United States has marked his 112th birthday.

Lawrence Brooks celebrated Sunday with a drive-by party at his
New Orleans home hosted by the National World War II Museum,
The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate
reported. He

also received greetings from Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards,
who tweeted, “Mr. Brooks, the entire state of Louisiana thanks
you for your service and we all wish you a joyous birthday.”

 

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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MUSIC PIONEER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1936

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THE CRICKETS from left: Joe B. Mauldin, Buddy Holly and
Jerry Allison. 

 

 

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Charles Hardin “Buddy” Holley
(September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959)

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s
rock and roll. He was born in Lubbock, Texas, to a musical family during the
Great Depression.

During his short career, Holly wrote and recorded many songs. He is often
regarded as the artist who defined the traditional rock-and-roll lineup of
two guitars, bass, and drums. He was a major influence on later popular
popular music artists, including Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling
Stones
, and Eric Clapton,

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Tyrus Raymond Cobb
(December 18, 1886– July 17, 1961)

(Nicknamed The Georgia Peach)

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ED DANAHUE

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After fire destroyed his well two months after it found oil along
Oil Creek, Pennsylvania, Edwin L. Drake rebuilt at the original
site. Drake, right, stands with his friend Peter Wilson of Titusville.

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