Robert Cecil Mitchel Sr

Brief Life History of Robert Cecil

When Robert Cecil Mitchel Sr was born on 4 January 1917, in Jonah, Williamson, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Lee Mitchel, was 34 and his mother, Susie Bell Hicks, was 31. He married Martha Sutton on 7 August 1947, in Coke, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 6 February 1987, in Montgomery, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Robert Cecil Mitchel Sr
Martha Sutton
Marriage: 7 August 1947

Sources (3)

  • Cecil Mitchel in household of R L Mitchel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mitchel, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Robert Cecil Mitchel, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

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.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

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

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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: variant of Mitchell .

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

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