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Roscoe L Votaw (1953 - 1973)

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Roscoe L Votaw
1953 - 1973
Born
October 9, 1953
Death
September 6, 1973
Summary
Roscoe L Votaw was born on October 9, 1953, and died at age 19 years old on September 6, 1973. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Roscoe L Votaw.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21514141

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Roscoe Votaw passed away at age 19 years old on September 6, 1973. Roscoe L Votaw was born on October 9, 1953. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Roscoe L Votaw.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Roscoe L Votaw lived 54 years shorter than the average Votaw family member when he died at the age of 19.
The average age of a Votaw family member is 73.
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1953 - 1973 World Events

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In 1953, in the year that Roscoe L Votaw was born, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1960, Roscoe was merely 7 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1965, at the age of only 12 years old, Roscoe was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1973, in the year of Roscoe L Votaw's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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