Roy Franklin Pletcher

11 April 1895–12 August 1969 (Age 74)
Crawford, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Roy Franklin

When Roy Franklin Pletcher was born on 11 April 1895, in Crawford, Ohio, United States, his father, David Franklin Pletcher, was 30 and his mother, Mary Amanda Wise, was 25. He lived in Galion, Crawford, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 12 August 1969, at the age of 74, and was buried in Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 9
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 21
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pletscher .History: In part, this is the Americanized form of the name of a Swiss Mennonite family Pletscher , that came to North America from the Palatinate, Germany.

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

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  • Roy Franklin Pletcher, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Roy Pletcher in household of David F Pletcher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy F Pletcher, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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