Robert Lee Mitchell

16 January 1927–7 April 1960 (Age 33)
Castleford, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Mitchell was born on 16 January 1927, in Castleford, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, his father, Adam Leeroy Mitchell, was 28 and his mother, Eva Minervia Myers, was 23. He married Dorothy Marian Cody on 17 May 1946, in Lincoln, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Northeast Gooding Election Precinct, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 7 April 1960, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Mitchell
Dorothy Marian Cody
Marriage: 17 May 1946
Carol Ann Mitchell

Spouse and Children

17 May 1946
Lincoln, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)


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.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 10

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish:1. from the Middle English, Old French personal name Michel, vernacular form of Michael . 2. nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’. 3. Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Mitchell in household of Ray Mitchell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Mitchel in household of Roy Mitchel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Lee Mitchell, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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