Roland Frederick Smiley

Male1918–6 June 1960

Brief Life History of Roland Frederick

When Roland Frederick Smiley was born in 1918, in New York, United States, his father, Fred Kline Smiley, was 28 and his mother, Nellie A Nelson, was 18. He lived in Etna, Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 6 June 1960, in Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Roland Frederick Smiley
Thursa Ruth Van Arkel

Sources (5)

  • Roland F Smiley in household of Sanford E Smiley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • died 06 Jun 1960: Roland Frederick Smiley, "Find A Grave Index" with photo of headstone, links to parents & spouse
  • Roland Smiley in household of Fred Smiley, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


Age 13

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: probably a variant of Smillie ; see Smalley .

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

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