Norman Robert Hillis (1922 - 2008)

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Roseburg National Cemetery
Section G Site 138,
Va Medical Center, Roseburg, Or

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Bandon, Coos County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: RM1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Robert

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1922 - In the year that Norman Robert Hillis was born, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

1943 - At the age of 21 years old, Norman was alive when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1947 - Norman was 25 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

1950 - At the age of 28 years old, Norman was alive when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

1960 - He was 38 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

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Norman Robert Hillis died on August 3, 2008 at 86 years old. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Roseburg National Cemetery Section G Site 138, Roseburg, Or. He was born on March 3, 1922. We are unaware of information about Norman's family or relationships. We know that Norman Robert Hillis had been residing in Bandon, Coos County, Oregon.

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