Loren Roberts Townsend (1929 - 2007)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section M Row B Site 97,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: LT COL
Wars/Conflicts: Korea, Vietnam

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Roberts

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1929 - In the year that Loren Roberts Townsend was born, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1936 - By the time she was only 7 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1949 - When she was 20 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

1965 - At the age of 36 years old, Loren was alive when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1970 - At the age of 41 years old, Loren was alive 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.

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Loren Roberts Townsend passed away on January 2, 2007 at 77 years of age. There is no known cause of death. She was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section M Row B Site 97, Kent, Wa. She was born on January 15, 1929. There is no information about Loren's surviving family. We know that Loren Roberts Townsend had been residing in Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Washington.

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