Roy Wilslef (1902 - 1970)

Roy Wilslef
1902 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Roy Wilslef was born on December 2, 1902. He died in November 1970 at 67 years of age. We know that Roy Wilslef had been residing in Iowa 52051.

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Roy Wilslef died in November 1970 at 67 years of age. He was born on December 2, 1902. There is no information about Roy's family or relationships. We know that Roy Wilslef had been residing in Iowa 52051.
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In 1902, in the year that Roy Wilslef was born, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1917, by the time he was merely 15 years old, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1941, Roy was 39 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1969, when he was 67 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1970, in the year of Roy Wilslef's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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