Buddy Melville Blake Oakham Cosby

13 December 1942–2 October 1986 (Age 43)
District of Columbia, United States

The Life Summary of Buddy Melville Blake

Buddy Melville Blake Oakham Cosby was born on 13 December 1942, in District of Columbia, United States as the son of Marjorie Kathleen Raymond. He died on 2 October 1986, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Marjorie Kathleen Raymond
Buddy Melville Blake Oakham Cosby

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World Events (3)

1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 2
The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World
Age 3
The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1956 · The Los Angeles California Temple Opens
Age 14
The Los Angeles California Temple was dedicated by David O. McKay on March 11, 1956. The Los Angeles California Temple was the first temple built in California. The temple opened 19 years after it was announced due to delays caused by World War II. 

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most early records has his first name as Melville but later on legal papers and on his headstone he is listed as Buddy . It is possible that his first name was legally changed to Buddy when Leslie Co …

Sources (8)

  • Buddy Blake Cosby, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005

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