Gladys Marjorie Robinson

22 July 1907–29 January 1994 (Age 86)
Peru, Peru Township, Miami, Indiana, United States

The Life of Gladys Marjorie

When Gladys Marjorie Robinson was born on 22 July 1907, in Peru, Peru Township, Miami, Indiana, United States, her father, Frank Arthur Robinson, was 26 and her mother, Mary Jane Bell, was 18. She married Carl Ludwig Peterson on 1 September 1929, in Miami, Indiana, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 January 1994, in Hot Springs National Park, Garland, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Carl Ludwig Peterson
Gladys Marjorie Robinson
Marriage: 1 September 1929

Spouse and Children

1 September 1929
Miami, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Arthur Robinson





World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 12

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 23

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Peterson in household of Carl Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys Peterson in household of Carl L Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robinson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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