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Roger Douglas Hill (1933 - 2008)

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Roger Douglas Hill
1933 - 2008
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January 24, 1933
Death
August 14, 2008
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Austin, Travis County, Texas 78745
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Roger Douglas Hill was born on January 24, 1933. He died on August 14, 2008 at 75 years of age. We know that Roger Douglas Hill had been residing in Austin, Travis County, Texas 78745.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Roger Douglas Hill died on August 14, 2008 at age 75. He was born on January 24, 1933. There is no information about Roger's family or relationships. We know that Roger Douglas Hill had been residing in Austin, Travis County, Texas 78745.
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In 1933, in the year that Roger Douglas Hill was born, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1943, at the age of merely 10 years old, Roger was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1954, when he was 21 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1966, Roger was 33 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1993, when he was 60 years old, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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