Donald Edward Burroughs (1915 - 2011)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section H Row B Site 159,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Seattle, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: AMM1C
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Edward

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1915 - In the year that Donald Edward Burroughs was born, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

1919 - By the time he was just 4 years old, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

1941 - At the age of 26 years old, Donald was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1951 - When he was 36 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1981 - At the age of 66 years old, Donald was alive when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Donald Edward Burroughs passed away on February 15, 2011 at age 95. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section H Row B Site 159, Kent, Wa. He was born on May 11, 1915. We are unaware of information about Donald's surviving family. We know that Donald Edward Burroughs had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

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