Roger Beckes (1908 - 1971)

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Roger Beckes
1908 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Roger Beckes was born on July 25, 1908. He died in December 1971 at 63 years of age. We know that Roger Beckes had been residing in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94132.

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Roger Beckes died in December 1971 at 63 years of age. He was born on July 25, 1908. There is no information about Roger's immediate family. We know that Roger Beckes had been residing in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94132.
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1908 - 1971 World Events

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In 1908, in the year that Roger Beckes was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1925, at the age of 17 years old, Roger was alive when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1957, he was 49 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.

In 1964, he was 56 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1971, in the year of Roger Beckes'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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J C Beckes
Nov 1, 1913 - Sep 15, 2001
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Lloyd Beckes
Apr 24, 1893 - December 1979
Lawrenceville, Illinois
Richard W Beckes
Sep 5, 1946 - Jan 4, 2001
Cottage Grove, OR
Ralph Beckes
Jan 22, 1904 - September 1977
El Cajon, California
Gary W Beckes
Oct 9, 1939 - Mar 30, 2006
Monroe, UT
Lester D Beckes
Jul 10, 1895 - May 8, 1989
Everett, WA
Daniel Elliott Beckes
Apr 27, 1974 - Jun 17, 2009
California
Walter Beckes
Dec 29, 1895 - July 1964
California
Ina Beckes
Nov 6, 1890 - December 1980
San Francisco, California
Lily Beckes
Dec 11, 1898 - April 1973
Sonora, California
Amelia Beckes
Jul 21, 1896 - May 1974
San Juan Capistrano, California
Mary L Beckes
Oct 19, 1927 - Sep 30, 2008
Springfield, MO
Eunice Beckes
Jul 11, 1891 - September 1981
Lawrenceville, Illinois
Benjamin Beckes
Nov 10, 1905 - April 1970
Santa Rosa, California
Robert J Beckes Ii
Jan 21, 1973 - Jul 9, 2003
Harold D. Beckes
Born: around 1937
TX
Sydney (Powers) Beckes
Born: around 1954
TX
Billy W. Beckes
Born: around 1931
TX
Sophia (Rueda) Beckes
Born: around 1947
TX
Cornelius Beckes
around 1869 - Apr 13, 1933

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