Robert Eldon Adamson

Brief Life History of Robert Eldon

When Robert Eldon Adamson was born on 27 August 1905, in Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, his father, John Robert Adamson, was 25 and his mother, Elna Pearl Stanford, was 22. He married Vera Agnes Patterson on 5 June 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 9 November 1955, in Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Carey Cemetery, Blaine, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Eldon Adamson
1905–1955
Vera Agnes Patterson
1910–1986
Marriage: 5 June 1929
Robert Don Adamson
1931–2016
John Thomas Adamson
1935–2012

Sources (25)

  • Robert E Adamson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Robert Eldon Adamson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Robert Eldon Adamson, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Adam + Middle English son, meaning ‘son of Adam’. The surname is especially common in Scotland, where it is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In North America, this surname has absorbed some Polish and possibly also other European patronymics and other derivatives from the personal name Adam. Compare Adams .

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

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