Robert William Rader

9 May 1916–30 July 1983 (Age 67)
Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert William

When Robert William Rader was born on 9 May 1916, in Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States, his father, Clifford Fisher Rader, was 28 and his mother, Mable Flossie Cripe, was 27. He married Lois Ari Forney on 21 November 1953, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. He lived in Piatt, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Idaho Falls Election Precinct 8, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 30 July 1983, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 67.

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Robert William Rader
Lois Ari Forney
Marriage: 21 November 1953

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21 November 1953
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 9

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a wheelwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rat ‘wheel’. 2. ( Räder ): metonymic occupational name for a flour sifter or mill hand, from Middle High German reder ‘sieve’. 3. occasionally an occupational name from Middle Low German rader ‘adviser’. 4. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rād, rāt ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + heri ‘army’. 5. Americanized spelling of German Röder ( see Roeder ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Rader in household of Cecil F Rader, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Rader in household of C F Rader, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Rader in household of Clifford Rader, "United States Census, 1940"

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