William Treza Rowe (1909 - 1942)

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Kranji War Cemetery 13. A. 7.,
Singapore

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Military Service

Service number: 13679
Rank: Private
Regiment: Federated Malay States Volunteer Force
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd (selangor) Bn.

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Treza

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Arthur Rowe

Arthur Rowe

Orville Randolph Rowe Sr.

Orville Randolph Rowe Sr.

Sarah LeAnn Rowe

Sarah LeAnn Rowe

Sarah LeAnn Rowe

Sarah LeAnn Rowe

Sarah LeAnn Rowe

Sarah LeAnn Rowe

Zacary Trevon Roberts

Zacary Trevon Roberts

Robina Rowe

Robina Rowe

John Rowe

John Rowe

Alison Linn Galloway

Alison Linn Galloway

John E. Rowe

John E. Rowe

Albert Frank Rowe

Albert Frank Rowe

Albert Frank Rowe

Albert Frank Rowe

Jane (Ellison) Turnbull Rowe, England 1870

Jane (Ellison) Turnbull Rowe, England 1870

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Gladys & Wally Arthur Rowe Orville Randolph Rowe Sr. Sarah LeAnn Rowe

Timeline

1909 - In the year that William Treza Rowe was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

1922 - At the age of only 13 years old, William was alive when the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

1925 - When he was 16 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1935 - When he was 26 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

1942 - In the year of William Treza Rowe's passing, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

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William Treza Rowe passed away on February 7, 1942 at age 33. There is no listed cause of death for William. He was buried in Kranji War Cemetery 13. A. 7., Singapore. He was born around 1909. We are unaware of information about William's immediate family.

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