Robert Merle Corporon

1 December 1902–April 1978 (Age 75)
Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

The Life of Robert Merle

When Robert Merle Corporon was born on 1 December 1902, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, his father, Milton Elmer Corporon, was 31 and his mother, Lulu E. Ginder, was 27. He married Dorothy Ellen Dean about 1935, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910. He died in April 1978, in San Marcos, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Oak Hill Memorial Park, Escondido, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Merle Corporon
Idella Dutton
Marriage: 1955
Vicki Idella Corporon

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Milton Elmer Corporon


    Lulu E. Ginder




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of a French habitational name Corberon, from a place so named in Côte-d'Or.

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

Sources (3)

  • Murrel Corporon in household of Elmer Corporon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Merle Corporon, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Robert M. Corporon, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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