Roy Steele (1921 - 1975)

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Roy Steele
1921 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Roy Steele was born on April 2, 1921. He died in November 1975 at 54 years old.

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In 1921, in the year that Roy Steele was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1939, by the time he was 18 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1942, when he was 21 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1964, by the time he was 43 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1975, in the year of Roy Steele's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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Other Roy Steeles

Roy Mclellan Morgan Steele
around 1921 - Nov 20, 1941
Roy Joseph George Steele
Died: May 26, 1916
Roy Steele
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Roy R Steele
Born: around 1925
California, United States
Roy I Steele
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
Roy H Steele
Born: around 1906
Oklahoma, United States
Roy M Steele
Born: around 1924
Illinois, United States
Roy C Sr Steele
Born: around 1897
Michigan, United States
Roy C Jr Steele
Born: around 1919
Michigan, United States
Roy W Steele
Born: around 1909
West Virginia, United States
Roy G Steele
Born: around 1921
United States
Roy C Steele
Born: around 1914
Ohio, United States
Roy D Steele
Born: around 1908
Tennessee, United States
Roy W Steele
Born: around 1924
North Carolina, United States
Roy G Steele
Born: around 1933
United States
Roy F Steele
Born: around 1910
Oklahoma, United States
Roy F Steele
Born: around 1921
Oklahoma, United States
Roy F Steele
Born: around 1921
Oklahoma, United States
Roy A Steele
Born: around 1919
Wisconsin, United States

Other Steeles

Nellie F Steele
Jul 29, 1929 - Apr 11, 2008
Magnolia, MS
Rosie Steele
Feb 20, 1910 - August 1983
Sledge, Mississippi
Effie D Steele
Jul 25, 1914 - Nov 20, 1997
Texarkana, AR
James Steele
Mar 27, 1897 - September 1963
Arkansas
Lester M Steele
Sep 23, 1915 - Dec 10, 1991
Ivory Steele
Mar 4, 1900 - August 1979
Saint Paul, Minnesota
J Steele
May 11, 1905 - October 1983
Henryetta, Oklahoma
Clyde Steele
May 8, 1902 - November 1959
Albert Steele
Dec 27, 1901 - Apr 19, 1994
Saint Paul, MN
Jesse Steele
Sep 11, 1900 - Jun 24, 1996
Phoenix, AZ
Ronald Steele
May 3, 1952 - October 1977
Henry Steele
Dec 25, 1896 - October 1968
College Station, Arkansas
Harrison T Steele
Dec 1, 1907 - Jan 6, 1999
Benton, AR
Rufus Steele
Oct 20, 1915 - Feb 6, 1990
Benton, AR
Faye M Steele
Jul 4, 1910 - June 1991
Carl Steele
May 18, 1903 - October 1974
West Helena, Arkansas
Sampson Steele
Jan 15, 1901 - December 1968
Chicago, Illinois
Walter Steele
Oct 22, 1902 - May 1968
Blytheville, Arkansas
Will Steele
Sep 3, 1886 - October 1969
Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Varnie P Steele
Dec 16, 1909 - September 1994
West Helena, AR

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Decatur, MS
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Sep 19, 1903 - Sep 16, 1997
Ruth Sandefur
Jul 16, 1893 - November 1971
Jackson, Mississippi
Joseph A Smith Sr
Dec 4, 1907 - Dec 9, 1993
Brandon, MS
Iola Hall
Nov 7, 1908 - December 1979
Philip M Catchings
Mar 18, 1908 - Oct 23, 1993
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John W Steen
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Jackson, MS
Ralph v Gossin
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Clinton, MS
Ned Montgomery
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Tupelo, Mississippi
William T Coalter
Jul 21, 1917 - Dec 15, 1992
Utica, MS
Lavinia K Horne
Sep 5, 1902 - Jan 26, 2004
Raymond, MS
Louise Z Poole
Jun 15, 1905 - Jul 29, 2001
James D Mcwilliams
Dec 30, 1909 - November 1991
William E Robbins
May 3, 1914 - Dec 19, 1989
Jackson, MS
Ike Bain
Sep 10, 1900 - July 1983
Jackson, Mississippi
Ray L Brown
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Brandon, MS
John A Mccollum
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Jackson, MS
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Atlanta, Georgia
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