William A Robson

1918–24 July 1985 (Age 67)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of William A

When William A Robson was born in 1918, in West Virginia, United States, his father, George Elston Robson, was 31 and his mother, Lydia Louise Abbot, was 25. He lived in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Charleston Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 24 July 1985, in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 67.

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William A Robson
1918–1985
Betty English

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    George Houghton Robson

    Male1914–1999Male

    Dorothy Jacqueline Robson

    Female1916–1916Female

    Male1918–1985Male

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Rob, a short form of Robert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William A Robson in household of George E Robson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William A Robson in household of George E Robson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Abbot Robson, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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