Roy Humphrey (1890 - 1963)

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Roy Humphrey
1890 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Roy Humphrey was born on May 13, 1890. He died in January 1963 at age 72. We know that Roy Humphrey had been residing in Michigan.


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Roy Humphrey passed away in January 1963 at age 72. He was born on May 13, 1890. We are unaware of information about Roy's family or relationships. We know that Roy Humphrey had been residing in Michigan.
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In 1890, in the year that Roy Humphrey was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1905, by the time he was merely 15 years old, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1926, when he was 36 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1933, he was 43 years old when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1963, in the year of Roy Humphrey's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Other Roy Humphreys

Roy L Humphrey
Born: around 1923
California, United States
Roy Humphrey
Born: around 1913
Louisiana, United States
Roy Humphrey
Born: around 1924
Kentucky, United States
Roy L Humphrey
Born: around 1908
Kentucky, United States
Roy E Humphrey
Born: around 1919
Alabama, United States
Roy Humphrey
Born: around 1902
Tennessee, United States
Roy A Humphrey
Born: around 1918
New York, United States
Roy B Humphrey
Born: around 1918
Indiana, United States
Roy W Humphrey
Born: around 1916
Missouri, United States
Roy W Humphrey
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
Roy Humphrey
1898 - 1977
Wangaratta, Australia
Roy Humphrey
1914 - 1977
Bark, Australia
Roy Humphrey
Died: 1921
P Fairy, Australia
Roy Horace Humphrey
Died: 1901
Geelong, Australia
Roy L Humphrey
Nov 18, 1932 - Feb 18, 2012
Roy Humphrey
Dec 31, 1969 - May 24, 1958
Roy M Humphrey
Dec 17, 1922 - Apr 13, 1988
Escondido, CA
Roy L Humphrey
Sep 5, 1897 - Dec 4, 1991
Roy W Humphrey
Jul 14, 1909 - Sep 7, 2000
Creston, NC

Other Humphreys

Dorothy Humphrey
Aug 30, 1896 - June 1974
Yale, Michigan
Clarence Humphrey
Aug 11, 1915 - March 1981
Rives Junction, Michigan
Alice Louise Humphrey
Mar 30, 1918 - Jul 26, 2007
Eastpointe, California
Fred Humphrey
Dec 15, 1885 - December 1966
Brooklyn, Michigan
Betty Humphrey
Aug 19, 1923 - December 1982
Annie R Humphrey
Jul 10, 1920 - Aug 25, 1990
Gerald D Humphrey
Apr 25, 1921 - Mar 16, 1990
Olvia Humphrey
Sep 2, 1918 - Feb 15, 1995
Detroit, MI
Grace Humphrey
Feb 21, 1919 - Jul 17, 2000
Detroit, MI
Inez Humphrey
Jan 14, 1913 - Dec 24, 1995
Jackson, MI
Florence Humphrey
Oct 6, 1905 - April 1980
David Humphrey
Nov 30, 1921 - February 1985
Litchfield, Michigan
Robert N Humphrey
Jan 29, 1930 - Feb 5, 1998
Warren, MI
Mabel Humphrey
Oct 27, 1907 - February 1996
Saint Clair Shores, MI
Pearl Humphrey
Sep 8, 1889 - April 1985
Jackson, Michigan
Gill T Humphrey
Oct 31, 1943 - Aug 2, 2010
Penrose, CO
William H Humphrey
Feb 27, 1943 - Aug 28, 2000
Fannie M Humphrey
Mar 17, 1948 - Nov 17, 2003
Flint, MI
Steven S Humphrey
Jul 9, 1964 - Jul 10, 2005
Lansing, MI
James Humphrey
Mar 23, 1950 - June 1973

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Dec 3, 1919 - Jun 17, 2003
New Baltimore, MI
Donald L Otterbein
May 1, 1920 - Jun 9, 1998
Bad Axe, MI
Alvin C Stickney
Apr 9, 1907 - Oct 13, 1988
Bad Axe, MI
Irma C Stickney
Jul 24, 1912 - April 1993
Bad Axe, MI
Thomas Jeckell
Jan 10, 1917 - August 1985
Bay Port, Michigan
Tom Jeckell
Nov 23, 1883 - November 1962
James Barclay
Aug 24, 1903 - November 1964
Earl Hagle
Nov 1, 1905 - April 1968
David Isles
Jul 20, 1901 - February 1970
Kansas City, Missouri
Loretta E Mclellan
Aug 26, 1913 - Feb 5, 2000
Elkton, MI
Marion E Dangel
Jan 6, 1912 - Apr 23, 1995
Port Huron, MI
James L Armstrong
Jun 6, 1919 - Jun 10, 1999
Rio Rico, AZ
John Mcbride
Jul 24, 1907 - February 1982
Detroit, Michigan
Josiah Gerhart
Oct 19, 1881 - March 1966
Bad Axe, Michigan
Avon L Schram
Aug 25, 1911 - Aug 24, 1993
Fort Gratiot, MI
R B Hunter
Oct 11, 1913 - Sep 3, 2004
Port Hope, MI
Philip Steinbach
Aug 21, 1897 - December 1979
Albert Mayworm
Apr 26, 1915 - November 1986
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Alice F Mcleod
Mar 24, 1916 - Dec 29, 1997
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Stephen Balint
Aug 10, 1912 - Jan 26, 2004
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