Roy Frank Games (1924 - 2007)

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Willamette National Cemetery
Section COL-4 Row 221 Site A,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Canby, Clackamas County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Frank

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1924 - In the year that Roy Frank Games was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1944 - He was 20 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

1954 - When he was 30 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1974 - He was 50 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

1980 - When he was 56 years old, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Roy Frank Games passed away on June 26, 2007 at age 83. No cause of death has been entered for Roy. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section COL-4 Row 221 Site A, Portland, Or. He was born on January 9, 1924. We are unaware of information about Roy's immediate family. We know that Roy Frank Games had been residing in Canby, Clackamas County, Oregon.

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