Willard Hale Robson

8 March 1905–14 July 1995 (Age 90)
Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Willard Hale

When Willard Hale Robson was born on 8 March 1905, in Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas, United States, his father, Francis Hector Robson, was 36 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Hampton, was 32. He married Ruth E Willaby on 6 December 1926, in Woodson, Kansas, United States. He lived in Center Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Yates Center, Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 14 July 1995, in Ellinwood, Barton, Kansas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Yates Center, Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas Territory, United States.

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Willard Hale Robson
Ruth E Willaby
Marriage: 6 December 1926

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6 December 1926
Woodson, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 22

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Rob, a short form of Robert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willard H Robson in household of Frank H Robson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hale Robson in household of Frank H Robson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • W H Robson, "United States Census, 1930"

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