Robert Eugene Willard

28 February 1922–July 1981 (Age 59)
Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Robert Eugene

When Robert Eugene Willard was born on 28 February 1922, in Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Orville Leonard Willard, was 29 and his mother, Vera Marie Whitman, was 29. He married Norma Lee Mann on 12 December 1964. He lived in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died in July 1981, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Exeter, Tulare, California, United States.

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Robert Eugene Willard
Anna Louise Wilson
Daniel Ray Willard

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 15

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 Probably an Americanized form of the German cognate Willhardt ( see Willert ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Willard in household of Vera M Fawcett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert E Willard in household of Charles B Fawcett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Eugene Willard, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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