Robert Alton Lemons

16 July 1915–23 August 1994 (Age 79)
Texas, United States

The Life of Robert Alton

When Robert Alton Lemons was born on 16 July 1915, in Texas, United States, his father, Thomas E. Lemons, was 28 and his mother, Florida Ella Alexander, was 28. He married Clide Martindale in 1936, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 23 August 1994, in Potrero District, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Alton Lemons
Clide Martindale
Marriage: 1936
Robert Lee Lemons
Rayford Earl Lemons

Spouse and Children

California, United States


    Robert Lee Lemons


    Rayford Earl Lemons


Parents and Siblings



    Vera Lemons


    Exa Lemons


    Connie Lemons




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Lefman ( see Lemon ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Alton Lemons in entry for Rayford Earl Or Ray Lemons, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Robert A Lemons, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Robert Alton Lemons, "Find A Grave Index"

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