Robert Chadwick Wilson

1898–2 May 1988 (Age 90)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Robert Chadwick

Robert Chadwick Wilson was born in 1898, in Minnesota, United States as the son of Carl Wilson and Augusta Henkle. He married Elma Burke Temple on 1 May 1923, in Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 2 May 1988, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Robert Chadwick Wilson
Elma Burke Temple
Marriage: 1 May 1923
Lloyd Eugene Elliott

Spouse and Children

1 May 1923
Orange, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Carl Wilson


    Augusta Henkle











World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · The Kensington Runestone

Age 0

A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert C Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert C Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert C Wilson in entry for Robert Temple Wilson and Marie Faye Coleman, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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