Roy Balsiger (1914 - 1971)

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Roy Balsiger
1914 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Roy Balsiger was born on June 11, 1914. He died in December 1971 at 57 years old.

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Roy Balsiger passed away in December 1971 at age 57. He was born on June 11, 1914. We are unaware of information about Roy's family or relationships.
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In 1914, in the year that Roy Balsiger was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1942, Roy was 28 years old when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1958, he was 44 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1969, he was 55 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1971, in the year of Roy Balsiger's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Dec 7, 1907 - August 1981
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Dec 6, 1919 - Oct 3, 2007
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Jun 1, 1925 - Dec 23, 1996
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Oct 16, 1919 - October 1980
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David M Balsiger
Aug 8, 1967 - Jul 1, 1996
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May 15, 1946 - Feb 25, 2006
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