Robert L Grover

20 June 1920–28 June 2002 (Age 82)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Robert L

When Robert L Grover was born on 20 June 1920, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Harvey Young Grover, was 53 and his mother, Lillian Abby Lester, was 43. He died on 28 June 2002, in Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Blue Island, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Harvey Young Grover
Lillian Abby Lester
Frances Belle Grover
Robert L Grover

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 3
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre
Age 5
The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 22
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Rakesh, Raj, Rajiv, Sanjay, Subhash, Vijay, Amrit, Atul, Harish, Naveen, Rashmi, Sunil.North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow, grave’.Americanized form of German and Swiss German Gruber .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Robert L Groves in household of Lillian Groves, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Grover in household of Lillian Grover, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert L Grover, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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