Robert T Buck

Male10 October 1867–14 April 1941

Brief Life History of Robert T

When Robert T Buck was born on 10 October 1867, in Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, Walter William Buck, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ellen Bruce, was 23. He married Celia May Gates on 1 May 1890, in Benton, Iowa, United States. He lived in Black Hawk Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Spring Creek Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 April 1941, in La Porte City, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Westview Cemetery, La Porte City, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Robert T Buck
Lillie Caroline Schuck
Marriage: 17 July 1895
Ivan Walter Buck
Alma L Buck
Cathryn Evylin Buck
Robert Merrell Buck

Sources (42)

  • Robt T Buck, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1999
  • Robert T Buck, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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  • Marriage
    17 July 1895Black Hawk, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1884 · There is now a Capital Building

    Age 17

    The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English buc(ke) ‘male goat’ (Old English bucca) or a ‘male deer’ (Old English bucc). The goat was popularly associated with lecherous behaviour and the deer with timidity and speed. The surname may also be a shortened form of longer occupational names, for example Roger le Bucmanger' ‘dealer in bucks or venison’, (Warwickshire 1221) or Walter Bucswayn perhaps ‘goatherd’ (Somerset 1327).

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent beech tree, such as Peter atte Buk (Suffolk 1327), from Middle English buk ‘beech’ (from Old English bōc).

    German and Dutch (Limburg): from a personal name, a short form of Burkhard (see Burkhart ).

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

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