Robert Stevenson Hunter

Male12 May 1914–23 May 1961

Brief Life History of Robert Stevenson

When Robert Stevenson Hunter was born on 12 May 1914, in Glencoe, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, his father, John “Jack” McVicars Hunter, was 30 and his mother, Isabelle “Bell” Stevenson, was 20. He lived in Utah, United States in 1930 and Sublet, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1930. He died on 23 May 1961, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John “Jack” McVicars Hunter
Isabelle “Bell” Stevenson
Isabelle Jean McVicars Hunter
Robert Stevenson Hunter
James Stevenson Hunter
John "Jack" Stevenson Hunter
Joan Marie Hunter
Melvin Stevenson Hunter

Sources (8)

  • Robert Stevenson Hunter in household of J V Hunter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Robert Stevenson Hunter, "Wyoming, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Robert Stevenson Hunter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1917 · The Utah Packing Company becomes largest in the west

Age 3

"Organized by a group of men in 1901, the Ogden Packing Company expanded consistently until it encompassed 6 acres for its main facility. It became the largest meat packing plant west of the Missouri River and had a daily capacity of over 3,000 animals. Their slogan in Utah was ""Raise a Pig"" so that local farmers and their sons would help in the business. After World War I most plants were forced to cut back on production because demand was dropping. It did bounce back and is still an important component in Utah's economy."


Age 13

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: occupational name from Middle English hunter(e) ‘huntsman’ (see Hunt ).

Irish (Antrim and Derry): adopted for Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee ) due to confusion with the word fiadhach ‘hunt’.

History: A Scottish family of this name (see 1 above) has been established at Hunterston (Ayrshire) since the 13th century.

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

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