Roscoe Raymond Loper

1894–1944 (Age 50)
Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Roscoe Raymond

Roscoe Raymond Loper was born on 24 March 1894, in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. He lived in Brookhaven, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 29 March 1944, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 50.

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Roscoe Raymond Loper
1894–1944
Anna A Terry
1903–

Spouse & Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 6

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 14

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods ( see Looper ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rascoe Loper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roscoe R Loper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roscoe R Loper, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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