Robert Versil LaRue

1900–1965 (Age 64)
Wilton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Robert Versil

When Robert Versil LaRue was born on 25 September 1900, in Wilton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Wilbur Chester LaRue, was 27 and his mother, Alfaretta Ida Abbott, was 26. He married Margaret Eva McCourt on 17 August 1925, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States for about 5 years and Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in June 1965, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in University Place, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Robert Versil LaRue
Margaret Eva McCourt
Marriage: 17 August 1925
Norma Helen LaRue
Dorthy Phyllis LaRue

Spouse & Children

17 August 1925
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States


  • Norma Helen LaRue


  • Dorthy Phyllis LaRue


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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 18

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived beside a road, track, or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’), with the definite article la.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert V La Rue in household of Wilber La Rue, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Larue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert V Larue, "United States Census, 1940"

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