Roy Buras Mermoud (1919 - 2015)

Roy Buras Mermoud
1919 - 2015
updated September 09, 2019
Roy Buras Mermoud, father to 4 children, was born on May 3, 1919 in Hopkins Park, Illinois USA. He was born to Squire Eugene Mermoud and Laura (Buras) Mermoud, with siblings Cecilia, John, and Stephen. He married Wilma Fellure, and they gave birth to Robert Alan Mermoud, Barbara Jean Mermoud, Roy Winfred Mermoud, and John William Mermoud. Roy died on March 23, 2015 at Green Hill Manor, Fowler, Indiana USA at 95 years of age. We know that Roy Buras Mermoud had been residing in Oxford, Benton County, Indiana United States 47971.


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Roy Buras Mermoud

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Roy Mermoud was born on in Hopkins Park, Illinois USA


Roy Mermoud died on at Green Hill Manor, in Fowler, Benton Count County, Indiana USA

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Green Hill Manor

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at Justice Cemetery, in Oxford, Benton County, Indiana USA 47971



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White, Citizen

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Oxford, Benton County, Indiana United States 47971


4 Years Of High School


Skilled Occupations In The Manufacture Of Miscellaneous Products

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Military serial#: 35838636
Enlisted: May 11, 1944 in Ft Benjamin Harrison Indiana
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Feb 15, 1884 - Jun 5, 1967
Jan 29, 1890 - Apr 8, 1984


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Apr 10, 1916 - Nov 16, 2005



Dec 23, 1920 - Jan 2, 2001


Sep 25, 1947 - Unknown
Jan 10, 1939 - Unknown
Jun 6, 1942 - Unknown
Apr 4, 1958 - Unknown


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Roy Buras Mermoud, father to 4 children, died on March 23, 2015 at Green Hill Manor, Fowler, Indiana USA at 95 years old. He was buried in Justice Cemetery, Oxford, Indiana USA. He was born on May 3, 1919 in Hopkins Park, Illinois USA. He was born to Squire Eugene Mermoud and Laura (Buras) Mermoud, with siblings Cecilia, John, and Stephen. Roy married Wilma Fellure, and they gave birth to Robert Alan Mermoud, Barbara Jean Mermoud, Roy Winfred Mermoud, and John William Mermoud.
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1919 - 2015 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Roy Buras Mermoud was born, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1925, at the age of merely 6 years old, Roy was alive when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1950, he was 31 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1988, at the age of 69 years old, Roy was alive when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1992, when he was 73 years old, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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