Robert Ward Tiplin

14 January 1922–3 November 1994 (Age 72)
Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States

The Life of Robert Ward

When Robert Ward Tiplin was born on 14 January 1922, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, his father, Schuyler B. Tiplin, was 33 and his mother, Susanna De Pew, was 30. He died on 3 November 1994, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Schuyler B. Tiplin
1888–1965
Susanna De Pew
1891–1976
Mavis Elise Tiplin
1919–1989
Robert Ward Tiplin
1922–1994
Shirley Anne Tiplin
1924–2019
Shirley Anne Tiplin
1924–2019
Phillip Allen Tiplin
1934–1934

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1919–1989Female

    Male1922–1994Male

    Shirley Anne Tiplin

    Female1924–2019Female

    Shirley Anne Tiplin

    Female1924–2019Female

    Phillip Allen Tiplin

    Male1934–1934Male

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 18

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1941

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained; this is a Roxburghshire name, which Black believes to be of local origin.

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

Sources (2)

  • Robert W Tiplin in household of Schuyler B Tiplin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert W Tiplin in household of Schuyler B Tiplin, "United States Census, 1930"

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