Robert Alan Buckingham

27 May 1926–29 December 2006 (Age 80)
Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China

The Life of Robert Alan

When Robert Alan Buckingham was born on 27 May 1926, in Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China, his father, Edwin Wheeler Buckingham Jr, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Koeniger, was 28. He died on 29 December 2006, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.

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Edwin Wheeler Buckingham Jr
Elizabeth Koeniger
Katherine Brooks Buckingham
Edwin Wheeler Buckingham III
Robert Alan Buckingham
Elizabeth Marie Buckingham

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 5

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the former county seat of the county of Buckinghamshire, Old English Buccingahamm ‘water meadow (Old English hamm) of the people of (-inga-) Bucc(a)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Buckingham in household of Edwin W Buckingham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Allen Buckingham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Robert A Buckingham, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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