William R Roycraft (1933 - 2000)

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William R Roycraft
1933 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
William R Roycraft was born on March 16, 1933. He died on June 30, 2000 at age 67. We know that William R Roycraft had been residing in Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54963.

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William R Roycraft passed away on June 30, 2000 at age 67. He was born on March 16, 1933. We have no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William R Roycraft had been residing in Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54963.
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In 1933, in the year that William R Roycraft was born, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1944, he was only 11 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1955, at the age of 22 years old, William was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1962, by the time he was 29 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1976, by the time he was 43 years old, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Apr 25, 1894 - June 1985
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May 8, 1887 - July 1969
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Jan 10, 1901 - Feb 13, 1990
Louis H Roycraft
Jun 26, 1902 - Aug 30, 1988
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Oct 19, 1923 - Oct 1, 2010
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Madaline Roycraft
Mar 1, 1910 - Aug 14, 2002
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Edwin Roycraft
Aug 25, 1899 - Oct 24, 1987
Pompano Beach, FL
Glenn Roycraft
Apr 8, 1922 - November 1981
Woodville, Wisconsin
Samuel Roycraft
Mar 23, 1901 - March 1963
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Feb 21, 1924 - Feb 16, 1987
Minneapolis, MN

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