Robert Zundel

10 March 1891–March 1963 (Age 71)
Texas, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Zundel was born on 10 March 1891, in Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Zundel, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Sutton, was 32. He married Nellie Whaley in 1920, in Moriarty, Torrance, New Mexico, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Sherman, Texas, United States in 1910 and Owasso, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died in March 1963, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Robert Zundel
Nellie Whaley
Marriage: 1920

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Moriarty, Torrance, New Mexico, United States

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German (also Zündel): from a diminutive of Zunder, a metonymic occupational name for a seller of kindling wood, from Middle High German zunder ‘tinder’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Zundel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert H Zundel in household of Joseph Zundel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert Zundel in household of Joseph Zundel, "United States Census, 1910"

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