Robert Miller LaRue

1888–1956 (Age 68)
Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States

The Life of Robert Miller

When Robert Miller LaRue was born on 17 July 1888, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, his father, Clifford Miller LaRue, was 30 and his mother, Myrta Miller, was 24. He married Katharine Dorothy Heitmann on 6 September 1922, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit Ward 8, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 19 October 1956, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States.

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Robert Miller LaRue
Katharine Dorothy Heitmann
Marriage: 6 September 1922
Robert Frank LaRue
John Clifford LaRue

Spouse & Children

6 September 1922
New York City, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

Age 1

The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 Miller Larue, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Robert M Larue, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert M Larue in household of Charles H Niepoth, "United States Census, 1920"

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