Raleigh (Boy) Sigler (1912 - 1971)

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Raleigh (Boy) Sigler
1912 - 1971
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June 21, 1912
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July 1971
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Tyler, Smith County, Texas 75701
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Raleigh (Boy) Sigler was born on June 21, 1912. He was born into the Boy family and married into the Sigler family. He died in July 1971 at age 59. We know that Raleigh (Boy) Sigler had been residing in Tyler, Smith County, Texas 75701.
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Raleigh (Boy) Sigler died in July 1971 at 59 years of age. He was born on June 21, 1912. We are unaware of information about Raleigh's family. We know that Raleigh (Boy) Sigler had been residing in Tyler, Smith County, Texas 75701.

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In 1912, in the year that Raleigh (Boy) Sigler was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1929, when he was 17 years old, 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".

In 1933, when he was 21 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1958, he was 46 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1971, in the year of Raleigh (Boy) Sigler's passing, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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