Roland Dempsey (1884 - 1964)

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Roland Dempsey
1884 - 1964
updated February 06, 2019
Roland Dempsey was born on July 11, 1884. He died in September 1964 at age 80. We know that Roland Dempsey had been residing in Massachusetts.


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Roland Dempsey died in September 1964 at age 80. He was born on July 11, 1884. We are unaware of information about Roland's immediate family. We know that Roland Dempsey had been residing in Massachusetts.
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In 1884, in the year that Roland Dempsey was born, on December 6th, the Washington Monument was completed. Building began in 1848 but was stopped because of lack of funds and also due to the Civil War. It would be dedicated in 1885. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest structure in the world.

In 1909, by the time he was 25 years old, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1930, by the time he was 46 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1953, by the time he was 69 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1964, in the year of Roland Dempsey's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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Jan 30, 1912 - November 1980
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Nov 17, 1911 - June 1980
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Eleanor A Dempsey
Apr 26, 1920 - Apr 22, 2009
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Joseph Dempsey
Jul 15, 1911 - July 1986
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Louis S Dempsey
Jan 23, 1898 - Jan 1, 1967
Lawrence, MA
Richard C Dempsey
Jul 19, 1921 - May 19, 1991
Donald A Dempsey
May 22, 1922 - Mar 6, 2009
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Mary Dempsey
Sep 20, 1892 - November 1981
Charlestown, MA
John Dempsey
Nov 8, 1921 - February 1976
Veronica Dempsey
Jan 3, 1903 - June 1987
Brant Rock, MA
Phyllis M Dempsey
Aug 22, 1921 - Mar 29, 2001
Marshfield, MA
Marion Dempsey
Jul 6, 1923 - August 1983
Blanche Dempsey
Mar 19, 1908 - January 1971
Lowell, MA
Joseph W Dempsey
Mar 17, 1918 - Feb 11, 2008
Ayer, MA
Thomas E Dempsey
Apr 28, 1925 - Apr 7, 2003
New London, NH
Daniel Dempsey
Jan 14, 1899 - March 1970
M Carolyn Dempsey
Sep 27, 1931 - Jul 11, 2008
Dalton, MA

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