Roderick Macleay (1894 - 1915)

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Roderick Macleay
1894 - 1915
updated February 06, 2019
Roderick Macleay was born around 1894. He died on May 18, 1915 at age 21.

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Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 38., in Belgium

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Service number: 3/7049
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.

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Roderick Macleay passed away on May 18, 1915 at 21 years old. He was buried in Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 38., Belgium. He was born around 1894. There is no information about Roderick's family.
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In 1894, in the year that Roderick Macleay was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1900, he was merely 6 years old when when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1901, Roderick was merely 7 years old when John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1915, in the year of Roderick Macleay's passing, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

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Eric J. Maclellan
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Hugh Maclellan
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Lewis Maclellan
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M Maclellan
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Malcolm Maclellan
Died: Dec 20, 1942
B Macleman
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John Murdoch Macleman
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Robert James Maclenaghan
around 1917 - Nov 12, 1942
Alexander Maclennan
Died: Oct 14, 1916
Alister James Maclennan
Died: Sep 26, 1945
Bruce Maclennan
Died: Mar 31, 1945
D Maclennan
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D Maclennan
around 1874 - Nov 15, 1918
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