Debra Lynn Pierce

24 September 1952–11 March 2013 (Age 60)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Debra Lynn

Debra Lynn Pierce was born on 24 September 1952, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She died on 11 March 2013, in Irving, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 60.

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World Events (3)

1954 · Johnson Products Company opens

Age 2

Johnson Products Company was formed by George E. Johnson, Sr and it’s best known for hair care and cosmetic products for African American consumers. The company was a longtime sponsor of the TV dance show Soul Train until March 25, 2006. The company was bought by Procter & Gamble in 2004 and in March 2009, an African-American investment firm bought the company from P&G to reestablish its position as an African-American-owned company.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 3

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 3

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Debra Lynn Pierce Hoage, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Debra Lynn Pierce in entry for Bernadette Angela Shirl Hoage, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Debra Lynn Pierce - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Debra Lynn Pierce

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