Roderick Howard Roe

6 September 1941–8 August 2003 (Age 61)
Hobart, Stamford, Delaware, New York, United States

The Life of Roderick Howard

Roderick Howard Roe was born on 6 September 1941, in Hobart, Stamford, Delaware, New York, United States as the son of James Everett Roe. He died on 8 August 2003, in East Meredith, Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States, at the age of 61.

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James Everett Roe
1919–1996
Roderick Howard Roe
1941–2003

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World Events (3)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 4

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a timid person, from Middle English ro ‘roe’; this is a midland and southern form of Ray 2.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Roe or Røe, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.3 English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon .

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

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