1913–1996 (Age 83) Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
The Life of Norma
When Norma Lawrence was born in 1913, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Samuel James Lawrence, was 34 and her mother, Jean McAlpine Lawrence, was 29. She died in 1996, at the age of 83.
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1920 · The Detroit Wall
The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1935 · The FBI is Established
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Lorens, Laurence (Latin Laurentius ‘man from Laurentum’, a place in Italy probably named from its laurels or bay trees). The name was borne by a saint who was martyred at Rome in the 3rd century ad ; he enjoyed a considerable cult throughout Europe, with consequent popularity of the personal name (French Laurent, Italian, Spanish Lorenzo, Catalan Llorenç, Portuguese Lourenço, German Laurenz; Polish Wawrzyniec (assimilated to the Polish word wawrzyn ‘laurel’), etc.). The surname is also borne by Jews among whom it is presumably an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic surnames.