Gordon Lloyd Roberts (1924 - 2007)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section L Row C Site 92,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Leavenworth, Chelan County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Army Air Forces
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Lloyd

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1924 - In the year that Gordon Lloyd Roberts was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1932 - By the time he was just 8 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1966 - When he was 42 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1975 - At the age of 51 years old, Gordon was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

1991 - He was 67 years old when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Gordon Lloyd Roberts died on September 26, 2007 at 83 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Gordon. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section L Row C Site 92, Kent, Wa. He was born on June 9, 1924. We have no information about Gordon's family or relationships. We know that Gordon Lloyd Roberts had been residing in Leavenworth, Chelan County, Washington.

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