Roy Virgil Pope (1923 - 2008)

Roy Virgil Pope
1923 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Roy Virgil Pope was born on July 7, 1923. He died on September 19, 2008 at 85 years of age. We know that Roy Virgil Pope had been residing in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California 95350.
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Roy Virgil Pope
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Pope
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Modesto, Stanislaus County, California 95350
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San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery Section C-14 Site 305, 32053 West Mccabe Road, in Santa Nella, California 95322
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Roy Virgil Pope passed away on September 19, 2008 at age 85. He was buried in San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery Section C-14 Site 305, Santa Nella, California. He was born on July 7, 1923. There is no information about Roy's immediate family. We know that Roy Virgil Pope had been residing in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California 95350.
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In 1923, in the year that Roy Virgil Pope was born, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1933, by the time he was merely 10 years old, 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 The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed."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 1956, at the age of 33 years old, Roy was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1961, by the time he was 38 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1983, at the age of 60 years old, Roy was alive when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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