Robert Lewis White

26 September 1923–August 1985 (Age 61)
Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Robert Lewis

When Robert Lewis White was born on 26 September 1923, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Edward Oscar White, was 43 and his mother, Pearl Riker, was 41. He died in August 1985, at the age of 61, and was buried in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lewis White
Penny White

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Oscar White





    Benjamin Leroy White


    Jean White



World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

A name given from the color of the hair, or complexion. The name may also be derived from the Isle of Wight on the coast of Hampshire, so called from the Welsh, Gwydd, wood, from its primitive forest.Anglo-Saxon: Hwit, white

Sources (3)

  • Robert White in household of Harry A White, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert White in household of Harry White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert L. White, "Find A Grave Index"

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