Robert Francis Hipp

17 September 1927–12 October 1989 (Age 62)
Beaver, Barton, Kansas, United States

The Life of Robert Francis

When Robert Francis Hipp was born on 17 September 1927, in Beaver, Barton, Kansas, United States, his father, Joseph Ferdinand Hipp, was 29 and his mother, Theresa Frances Hoffman, was 29. He lived in Barton, Kansas, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 12 October 1989, in Great Bend, Barton, Kansas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Great Bend, Barton, Kansas, United States.

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Verla Ruble

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World Events (8)

1928 · Kansas Wheat

Age 1

In 1928, Kansas produced one-seventh of the world's wheat crop. Several years later in 1931, Kansas had produced a record breaking 240 million bushels of wheat.

Age 2

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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 17

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 South German: metonymic occupational name for a baker of waffles, from Middle High German hippe ‘waffle’.2 South German: from a short form of Hubert , also spelled Hüpp ( see Hupp ).3 German and Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic name with the initial element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ and a second element beginning with b- (for example Hildibald, Hildibrand).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Hipp in household of Joe Hipp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert F Hipp in household of Joe J Hipp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert F Hipp in entry for Mrs Verla L Hipp, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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