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Robert Lathrop “Bob” WheelerAge: 92 years19252017

Name
Robert Lathrop “Bob” Wheeler
Given names
Robert Lathrop
Surname
Wheeler
Nickname
Bob
Birth February 23, 1925 31 23
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Address: Black Hall Township
Death of a paternal grandfatherLouis Burnis Wheeler
October 26, 1936 (Age 11 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a paternal grandmotherCora B Shemwell
November 7, 1950 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 24 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherCol. Druid Emmett Wheeler
July 20, 1970 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 20 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a motherMary L'Amoreaux Lathrop
September 19, 1985 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherDruid Emmett Wheeler Jr
2001 (Age 75 years)

Death of a wifeMary Elizabeth “Betsy” Nobles
November 4, 2016 (Age 91 years)
Death May 7, 2017 (Age 92 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:42

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: June 28, 1921
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Robert Lathrop “Bob” Wheeler
Birth: February 23, 1925 31 23Ramsey, Anoka, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 7, 2017Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
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Robert Lathrop “Bob” Wheeler
Birth: February 23, 1925 31 23Ramsey, Anoka, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 7, 2017Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
wife
Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Nobles
Birth: December 25, 1926Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 4, 2016Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Col. Druid Emmett Wheeler - Household

Black Hall, Fulton, GA

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Druid WheelerheadMW36M27NCMIKYSoldierU.S. Army
Mary WheelerwifeFW29M20ILILNY
Druid Wheeler JrsonMW7SILNCIL
Robert WheelersonMW5SMNNCIL

Druid is in the Army

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Col. Druid Emmett Wheeler - Household

407 W. Curtias Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Wheeler, Druid MajorXheadMW46MNCFt. McPhersonGAArmy OfficerM.S.C College
Wheeler, MarywifeFW39MIL
Wheeler, Druid JrsonMW18SIL
Wheeler, Robert LsonMW15SMN