Roger Streiff

Male21 May 1929–13 July 2000

Brief Life History of Roger

Roger Streiff was born on 21 May 1929, in Highland, Illinois, United States. He died on 13 July 2000, in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    1932 · The Miners Union

    Age 3

    After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

    1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

    Age 19

    The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Fritz, Kurt, Wolfram.


    from Middle High German streif ‘raid’, hence a nickname for an aggressive warrior, someone who had led war-raids.

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

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