Tony Demitroff (1894 - 1975)

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Tony Demitroff
1894 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Tony Demitroff was born on July 15, 1894. He died in February 1975 at age 80. We know that Tony Demitroff had been residing in Oakville, Litchfield County, Connecticut.


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Tony Demitroff passed away in February 1975 at age 80. He was born on July 15, 1894. There is no information about Tony's family or relationships. We know that Tony Demitroff had been residing in Oakville, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
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In 1894, in the year that Tony Demitroff was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1904, when he was merely 10 years old, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1939, by the time he was 45 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1957, Tony was 63 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1975, in the year of Tony Demitroff'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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Thomas Demitroff
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Aug 10, 1889 - June 1977
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Apr 22, 1930 - December 1976
Mike A Demitroff
Sep 1, 1931 - Jan 2, 2003
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Gary Demitroff
Oct 13, 1959 - June 1986
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Boris J Demitroff
Nov 29, 1931 - Aug 1, 1995
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Jan 4, 1894 - September 1969
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