Roger D Beck (born 1921)

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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4 Years Of High School

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Advertising Agents

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Military serial#: 20313428
Enlisted: February 17, 1941 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Military branch: Medical Department - For Enlisted Men Of The Medical Department (includes Enlisted Men Of The Medical Department On Duty With The Dental Corps) Or Army Nurse Corps
Rank: Private, National Guard (officers, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: One Year Enlistment

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In 1924, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1945, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1956, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1987, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1992, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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There is no listed cause of death for Roger. Roger D Beck was born around 1921. There is no information about Roger's family. We know that Roger D Beck had been residing in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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