Roland Harold Burke

13 August 1928–16 February 2009 (Age 80)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Roland Harold

When Roland Harold Burke was born on 13 August 1928, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Harold James Burke, was 23 and his mother, Lucy Nadeen Nelsen, was 17. He died on 16 February 2009, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80.

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Roland Harold Burke
1928–2009
Betty Ellen Snelling
1932–1985

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · Arches National Park

Age 1

Arches National Park was designated as a national monument on April 12, 1929 and was re-designated as a national park later that year.
1950

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Anglo-Norman origin): habitational name from Burgh in Suffolk, England. This is named with Old English burh ‘fortification’, ‘fortified manor’.2 Norwegian: Americanized form of Børke, a habitational name from any of eight farms in southeastern Norway, named with Old Norse birki ‘birch wood’.3 German: variant of Burk .

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

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