Troy J Underwood (1915 - 2004)

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Yakima, Yakima County, Washington

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1915 - In the year that Troy J Underwood was born, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

1929 - He was just 14 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1932 - By the time he was 17 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1950 - At the age of 35 years old, Troy was alive when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

1987 - Troy was 72 years old when 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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Troy J Underwood passed away on August 15, 2004 at 89 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Troy. He was born on July 13, 1915. We have no information about Troy's family or relationships. We know that Troy J Underwood had been residing in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington.

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