Robert Buchanan

27 September 1925–8 May 2010 (Age 84)
Roseville, Macomb, Michigan, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Buchanan was born on 27 September 1925, in Roseville, Macomb, Michigan, United States, his father, James McMunn Buchanan, was 26 and his mother, Viva Mary Hoon, was 21. He married Lois Irene Ferris on 3 June 1950, in Muskegon Heights, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. He lived in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 8 May 2010, in Shelby, Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rochester Hills, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Robert Buchanan
Lois Irene Ferris
Marriage: 3 June 1950

Spouse and Children

3 June 1950
Muskegon Heights, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Emma Jean Buchanan




    James Buchanan


    William Buchanan


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Buchanan, a place near Loch Lomond, perhaps named with Gaelic buth chanain ‘house of the canon’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Buchanan in household of James Buchanan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Buchanan in household of James Buchanan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Buchanan in entry for Margaret Cowan, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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