Roderick Macleod (1923 - 1944)

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Roderick Macleod
1923 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
Roderick Macleod was born around 1923. He died on August 8, 1944 at 21 years old.

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Ranville War Cemetery Ii. D. 19., in France

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Service number: 14214610
Rank: Private
Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit/ship/squadron: 5th Bn.

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Roderick Macleod died on August 8, 1944 at age 21. He was buried in Ranville War Cemetery Ii. D. 19., France. He was born around 1923. There is no information about Roderick's immediate family.
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1923 - 1944 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Roderick Macleod was born, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1930, he was just 7 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1938, at the age of just 15 years old, Roderick was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1944, in the year of Roderick Macleod's passing, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

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around 1911 - Nov 11, 1941
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around 1900 - Jun 28, 1942
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around 1921 - Dec 19, 1942
Roderick Angus Macleod
around 1914 - Feb 8, 1943
Ronald Macleod
around 1910 - May 3, 1942
Rev Gregor Macleod
around 1910 - Dec 6, 1942
S Macleod
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Died: Mar 24, 1917
S W Macleod
Died: Jul 15, 1916
Sheila Macleod
Died: Oct 4, 1945
Shirley Mackenzie Macleod
Died: Aug 10, 1917
Stewart Macleod
Died: Dec 22, 1917
Thomas Macleod
Died: Oct 21, 1916
Thomas M. Macleod
Died: Oct 12, 1916
Thomas Y. Macleod
around 1894 - Oct 5, 1918
Torquil Macleod
around 1897 - Jun 10, 1917
Torquil Macleod
around 1887 - Jun 6, 1917
Torquil Charles Macleod
around 1921 - Jul 4, 1942
Torquil Harry Lionel Macleod
around 1900 - May 13, 1915
V C A Macleod
around 1897 - Jul 18, 1917

Other Bios

Roderick Macleod
around 1911 - Nov 11, 1941
Roderick Macleod
around 1900 - Jun 28, 1942
Roderick Macleod
around 1921 - Dec 19, 1942
Roderick Angus Macleod
around 1914 - Feb 8, 1943
Ronald Macleod
around 1910 - May 3, 1942
Rev Gregor Macleod
around 1910 - Dec 6, 1942
S Macleod
Died: Sep 27, 1918
S Macleod
Died: Mar 24, 1917
S W Macleod
Died: Jul 15, 1916
Sheila Macleod
Died: Oct 4, 1945
Shirley Mackenzie Macleod
Died: Aug 10, 1917
Stewart Macleod
Died: Dec 22, 1917
Thomas Macleod
Died: Oct 21, 1916
Thomas M. Macleod
Died: Oct 12, 1916
Thomas Y. Macleod
around 1894 - Oct 5, 1918
Torquil Macleod
around 1897 - Jun 10, 1917
Torquil Macleod
around 1887 - Jun 6, 1917
Torquil Charles Macleod
around 1921 - Jul 4, 1942
Torquil Harry Lionel Macleod
around 1900 - May 13, 1915
V C A Macleod
around 1897 - Jul 18, 1917
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