Robert Donald Lounsbury

Male23 January 1934–20 May 2008

Brief Life History of Robert Donald

When Robert Donald Lounsbury was born on 23 January 1934, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Percy Algin Lounsbury, was 37 and his mother, Hazel Nellie Helen Simpson, was 33. He died on 20 May 2008, in Rockport, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 74.

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Percy Algin Lounsbury
Hazel Nellie Helen Simpson
Ethel Marguerite Lounsbury
Esther Martha Lounsbury
Kathleen Helen MacAloney Lounsbury
Ernest Algin Lounsbury
George Arnold Lounsbury
Robert Donald Lounsbury
Elizabeth Bessie Lounsbury

Sources (7)

  • Robert Rounsbury in household of Percy Rounsbury, "United States Census, 1940"
  • birth record
  • Robert D Lounsbury, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1937 · Lewiston–Auburn Shoe Strike

Age 3

"On March 25, 1937, textile workers from Auburn and Lewiston walked off their jobs to demand better working conditions, higher pay, shorter workweeks, and the right to union representation. Most of the strikers were of French-Canadian descent. The American Civil Liberties Union stated that ""Maine is at least 100 years behind the time"" when it came to labor laws. A 10% wage increase was offered, but refused. Governor Lewis Barrows eventually called in the Maine Army of the National Guard. The strike ended on June 29, 1937, and was considered a loss for the workers."

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: probably an altered form of Lownsbrough, a habitational name from Londesborough in the East Yorkshire, which is named with the Old Norse personal name Lothinn + Old English burh ‘stronghold’.

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

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