Donald Melvin Roeser (1918 - 1997)

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Burial / Funeral

San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Section 3 Site 2219,
32053 West Mccabe Road, Santa Nella, Ca

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Antioch, Contra Costa County, California

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TEC 5
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Melvin

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1918 - In the year that Donald Melvin Roeser was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

1921 - He was just 3 years old when hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

1948 - Donald was 30 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1956 - Donald was 38 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

1997 - In the year of Donald Melvin Roeser'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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Donald Melvin Roeser passed away on November 9, 1997 at 79 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery Section 3 Site 2219, Santa Nella, Ca. He was born on September 9, 1918. There is no information about Donald's surviving family. We know that Donald Melvin Roeser had been residing in Antioch, Contra Costa County, California.

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