Royce Bennett (1898 - 1987)

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Royce Bennett
1898 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Royce Bennett was born on March 27, 1898. He died in June 1987 at 89 years old. We know that Royce Bennett had been residing in Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana 71101.


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Royce Bennett died in June 1987 at age 89. He was born on March 27, 1898. There is no information about Royce's immediate family. We know that Royce Bennett had been residing in Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana 71101.
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1898 - 1987 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Royce Bennett was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1906, he was merely 8 years old when author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1965, he was 67 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1976, at the age of 78 years old, Royce was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1987, in the year of Royce Bennett's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Other Royce Bennetts

Royce L Bennett
Born: around 1924
California, United States
Royce M Bennett
Born: around 1922
United States
Royce N Bennett
Born: around 1920
Alabama, United States
Royce E Bennett
Born: around 1899
California, United States
Royce E Bennett
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 22, 1965
Royce D. Bennett
Born: around 1948
Royce L. Bennett
Born: around 1953
Royce D. Bennett
Born: around 1959
Royce L. Bennett
Born: around 1953
Royce L. Bennett
Born: around 1972
Royce Bennett
Apr 29, 1954 - July 1979
Royce Bennett
Oct 19, 1899 - February 1965
Royce C Bennett
May 30, 1923 - Mar 29, 1994
Andover, MN
Royce Bennett
Mar 6, 1954 - September 1981
Royce G Bennett
Feb 25, 1943 - Jul 13, 1998

Other Bennetts

Rufus Bennett
Jan 4, 1906 - March 1963
Jewell Bennett
Jun 20, 1914 - February 1977
Willie Bennett
Mar 6, 1888 - October 1979
Little Rock, Arkansas
Martha Bennett
Oct 10, 1889 - May 1970
Dallas, Texas
Ethel Bennett
Jan 12, 1889 - April 1968
Little Rock, Arkansas
C R Bennett
Aug 28, 1952 - September 1984
Dorothy A Bennett
Sep 27, 1911 - December 1998
Bentonville, AR
Clarence Bennett
Apr 11, 1916 - January 1986
Little Rock, Arkansas
Johnnie M Bennett
Jul 27, 1907 - Aug 7, 1995
Turlock, CA
Sam Bennett
Mar 14, 1918 - Jun 17, 1991
Dewitt Bennett
Nov 14, 1914 - August 1978
Bryant, Arkansas
Maurice H Bennett
Jan 30, 1909 - Jan 9, 1989
Benton, AR
Cleve W Bennett
May 22, 1907 - Jun 25, 1989
Longview, TX
Myrtle Bennett
Aug 18, 1905 - December 1977
Pea Ridge, Arkansas
James Bennett
Jul 25, 1952 - Apr 5, 2006
Naomia Bennett
Aug 21, 1911 - Mar 31, 1992
Judsonia, AR
Clarence Bennett
Jan 7, 1909 - May 1973
Little Rock, Arkansas
Creed Bennett
Oct 8, 1913 - October 1986
Little Rock, Arkansas
Mathis Bennett
Apr 23, 1906 - May 16, 1992
Fremont, CA
Porter Bennett
Mar 25, 1901 - May 15, 1999
Camden, AR

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Nov 29, 1892 - March 1963
Devaughn Riggs
Apr 5, 1909 - May 1995
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Feb 5, 1910 - December 1977
Kansas City, Missouri
Nellie Boston
Dec 23, 1908 - January 1976
North Little Rock, Arkansas
William F Robinson
Sep 15, 1903 - Jan 26, 2000
Little Rock, AR
James L Thompson
Dec 22, 1911 - Jan 14, 2003
Baton Rouge, LA
J Higginbottom
Aug 28, 1900 - June 1977
Batesville, Arkansas
William Price
Apr 21, 1893 - September 1965
Little Rock, Arkansas
Arlie Pierce
Nov 8, 1895 - May 1970
Little Rock, Arkansas
Floyd Bland
Apr 27, 1910 - September 1986
Humansville, Missouri
Luther Moore
Sep 20, 1881 - June 1965
Thomas E Holmes
Jul 20, 1917 - Apr 24, 1991
Martin Borchert
Jan 16, 1916 - May 11, 2007
Little Rock, AR
Irvin Swafford
Apr 23, 1903 - October 1972
Little Rock, Arkansas
Paul Pickens
Jun 21, 1904 - June 1983
Little Rock, Arkansas
Dovey M Fulmer
Oct 28, 1897 - April 1989
Little Rock, AR
Hallie v Cochran
May 21, 1909 - Jun 30, 1989
Little Rock, AR
Marie P Millard
May 16, 1908 - Nov 6, 1997
Shawnee, KS
Helen K Mcintyre
Dec 16, 1905 - Jul 23, 2004
Charlotte, NC
Faye Freeman
Dec 19, 1911 - Jun 29, 1997
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