Sam Roffe (1896 - 1964)

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Sam Roffe
1896 - 1964
updated February 06, 2019
Sam Roffe was born on July 4, 1896. He died in October 1964 at age 68. We know that Sam Roffe had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60645.

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Sam Roffe passed away in October 1964 at 68 years old. He was born on July 4, 1896. There is no information about Sam's surviving family. We know that Sam Roffe had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60645.
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In 1896, in the year that Sam Roffe was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1901, Sam was only 5 years old when shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1920, he was 24 years old when the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1959, when he was 63 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1964, in the year of Sam Roffe's passing, 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.

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Feb 9, 1906 - Sep 2, 1997
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Mar 12, 1921 - Sep 21, 2002
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Nov 9, 1893 - September 1971
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Oct 26, 1894 - November 1970
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