Roger Amidon (1901 - 1985)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Roger Amidon Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Roger Amidon and his immediate Amidon family. Add to Roger Amidon's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Roger.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

Share what Roger did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Roger Amidon is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Roger's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Roger's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Roger a religious man? Add Roger’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Roger during various points of his life.

Timeline

1901 - In the year that Roger Amidon was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

1916 - Roger was only 15 years old when the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

1921 - He was 20 years old when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

1957 - He was 56 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1985 - In the year of Roger Amidon's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

Roger Amidon Family Tree

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

Roger's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Roger Amidon
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

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

Roger Amidon died in March 1985 at age 84. There is no known cause of death for Roger. He was born on January 22, 1901. There is no information about Roger's immediate family. We know that Roger Amidon had been residing in Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Roger Amidon

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources