Deverl T Strickler Jr (1916 - 1997)

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Mountain Home National Cemetery
Section LL Site 1355,
P.o. Box 8 - Va Medical Center, Johnson City, Tn

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Roan Mountain, Carter County, Tennessee

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: MAJ
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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1916 - In the year that Deverl T Strickler Jr was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

1925 - At the age of merely 9 years old, Deverl was alive when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

1941 - When this person was 25 years old, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1970 - Deverl was 54 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1997 - In the year of Deverl T Strickler Jr's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Deverl T Strickler Jr passed away on October 16, 1997 at age 81. No cause of death has been entered for Deverl. Deverl was buried in Mountain Home National Cemetery Section LL Site 1355, Johnson City, Tn. Deverl was born on February 5, 1916. We have no information about Deverl's immediate family. We know that Deverl T Strickler Jr had been residing in Roan Mountain, Carter County, Tennessee.

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