Dorothy E Roe (1926 - 1979)

Dorothy E Roe
1926 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy E Roe was born on April 18, 1926. She died on January 29, 1979 at age 52.

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Ft. Smith National Cemetery Section 14 Site 66, 522 Garland Avenue And South 6th St, in Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Dorothy E Roe passed away on January 29, 1979 at age 52. She was buried in Ft. Smith National Cemetery Section 14 Site 66, Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born on April 18, 1926. We have no information about Dorothy's surviving family.
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In 1926, in the year that Dorothy E Roe was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1945, at the age of 19 years old, Dorothy was alive when on June 22nd, the Battle of Okinawa ended. A joint Army and Marine campaign, supported by the Navy, the Battle of Okinawa went on for 82 days. The last Japanese resistance on Okinawa was defeated. 4,907 Navy, 4,675 Army, and 2,938 Marine Corps personnel were killed in the battle on the US side. It is estimated that 110,071 on the Japanese side were killed - the estimate includes Okinawan citizens who were pressed into service and includes children. With the win of Okinawa, the United States gained an important base of operations in the Pacific.

In 1952, she was 26 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1963, she was 37 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1979, in the year of Dorothy E Roe's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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