Roy Raymond Rohde

16 March 1906–27 January 1985 (Age 78)
Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life of Roy Raymond

When Roy Raymond Rohde was born on 16 March 1906, in Decatur, Iowa, United States, his father, John Frederick Rohde, was 29 and his mother, Frances Mahalie Fowler, was 27. He married Elva Florence Rauch on 12 August 1930, in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Decatur Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Leon, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 27 January 1985, at the age of 78, and was buried in Elk Cemetery, Bloomington Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Roy Raymond Rohde
Elva Florence Rauch
Marriage: 12 August 1930
Marilyn Ruth Rohde
Evelyn Roberta Rohde
Rosalyn Opal Rhode
Carolyn  Marie Rohde

Spouse and Children

12 August 1930
Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States


    Marilyn Ruth Rohde


    Evelyn Roberta Rohde


    Rosalyn Opal Rhode


    Carolyn  Marie Rohde


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 7

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Rode 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy R Rohde, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy R Rohde in household of Fannie Marquis, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Roy Raymond Rohde in entry for Carolyn  Marie Rohde, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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