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Robert Orvil GanusAge: 82 years19101993

Name
Robert Orvil Ganus
Given names
Robert Orvil
Surname
Ganus
Birth September 10, 1910 40 31
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a brotherAndrew Monroe Ganus
April 14, 1917 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 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 7 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 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 22, 1940 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 Lee Ganus
1952 (Age 41 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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 motherStella Mae Montgomery
1960 (Age 49 years)

Death of a wifeEdith Pearl Webb
February 9, 1963 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 brotherAndrew Monroe Ganus
January 12, 1976 (Age 65 years)

Death May 27, 1993 (Age 82 years)
Last change December 28, 201910:24:22

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: July 8, 1900Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
10 years
himself
Robert Orvil Ganus
Birth: September 10, 1910 40 31Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Death: May 27, 1993San Patricio, Texas, United States
7 years
younger brother
Andrew Monroe Ganus
Birth: April 14, 1917 47 38Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 12, 1976
Family with Edith Pearl Webb - View this family
himself
Robert Orvil Ganus
Birth: September 10, 1910 40 31Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Death: May 27, 1993San Patricio, Texas, United States
wife
Edith Pearl Webb
Birth: December 15, 1912 38 33Natura, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 9, 1963Preston, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private

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