Roscoe Elijah Fountain Jr (1941 - 2009)

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Burial / Funeral

Calverton National Cemetery
Section 36 Site 3659,
210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, Calverton, Ny

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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York Africa

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Branch of service: Us Army, Us Army
Rank attained: SP4, SGT
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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Elijah

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Jr

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1941 - In the year that Roscoe Elijah Fountain Jr was born, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1954 - At the age of merely 13 years old, Roscoe was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

1959 - Roscoe was 18 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1975 - At the age of 34 years old, Roscoe was alive when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

1981 - When he was 40 years old, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Roscoe Elijah Fountain Jr died on May 5, 2009 at age 67. No cause of death has been entered for Roscoe. He was buried in Calverton National Cemetery Section 36 Site 3659, Calverton, Ny. He was born on November 7, 1941. There is no information about Roscoe's surviving family. We know that Roscoe Elijah Fountain Jr had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York Africa.

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