R C Silvey (1928 - 2008)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

R C Silvey’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of R so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit R’s biography.

R C Silvey Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of R C Silvey and their immediate Silvey family. Add to R C Silvey's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for R.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of R C Silvey? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did R finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did R attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what R did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if R C Silvey is a military veteran.

Middle name

C

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add R's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add R's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was R a religious person? Add R’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of R during various points of their life.

Timeline

1928 - In the year that R C Silvey was born, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

1931 - When this person was just 3 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1938 - R was merely 10 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

1966 - This person was 38 years old when 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.

1995 - R was 67 years old when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

R C Silvey Family Tree

Who was R’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share R’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

R's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
R C Silvey
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from R's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of R C Silvey is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

R C Silvey passed away on April 21, 2008 at age 79. No cause of death has been entered for R. R was born on July 12, 1928. There is no information about R's family. We know that R C Silvey had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about R C Silvey? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that R is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of R C Silvey

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources