Roy I Niemi (1922 - 2008)

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Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington

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Patrick W Swayze and Lisa Niemi

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Alex, Saini and Hilda Niemi, Michigan 1920

Alex, Saini and Hilda Niemi, Michigan 1920

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1922 - In the year that Roy I Niemi was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

1955 - When he was 33 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1972 - Roy was 50 years old when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1975 - At the age of 53 years old, Roy was alive when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

1993 - By the time he was 71 years old, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Roy I Niemi died on June 20, 2008 at age 85. There is no known cause of death. He was born on July 27, 1922. We are unaware of information about Roy's surviving family. We know that Roy I Niemi had been residing in Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington.

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