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Dr. Robert Archibald Smithson Jr.Age: 95 years19142009

Name
Dr. Robert Archibald Smithson Jr.
Name prefix
Dr.
Given names
Robert Archibald
Surname
Smithson
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth October 11, 1914 27 23
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 2 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 3 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Howard Millen
April 8, 1927 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Lee “Mollie” Mitchell
September 16, 1930 (Age 15 years)
Census April 25, 1940 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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 fatherRobert Archibald Smithson Sr.
June 15, 1951 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 35 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 motherDenie Kathleen Millen
September 24, 1974 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 31 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 November 17, 2009 (Age 95 years)
Last change September 27, 201714:42:15

by: Barry Shemwell
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Birth: September 23, 1891 30 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 1974Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
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Dr. Robert Archibald Smithson Jr.
Birth: October 11, 1914 27 23Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
Death: November 17, 2009Palm Desert, Riverside, California, United States
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Dr. Robert Archibald Smithson Jr.
Birth: October 11, 1914 27 23Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
Death: November 17, 2009Palm Desert, Riverside, California, United States
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Dr. Robert Archibald Smithson Jr. has 1 first cousin recorded

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Parents John Edward “Jack” Millen + Amelia L Fritz
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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Robert Archibald Smithson Sr. - Household

28 N. Glenmore Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Smithson, Robert AheadMW32MKYVAINEngineerLocomotive
Smithson, KathleenwifeFW28MKYKYKY
Smithson, Robert AsonMW5-1mSINKYKY