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
1923–1985
Penny White

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Oscar White

    Male1880–1936Male

    Female1882–1944Female

siblings

(3)

    Benjamin Leroy White

    Male1903–Male

    Jean White

    Female1923–Female

    Male1923–1985Male

World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

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.
1941

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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