Robert Lee Parkinson

24 August 1899–31 January 1994 (Age 94)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Parkinson was born on 24 August 1899, in Nebraska, United States, his father, John Charles Parkinson, was 32 and his mother, Rosa Ann Bricker, was 33. He lived in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1930 and Modesto Judicial Township, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 31 January 1994, in Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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Robert Lee Parkinson
Marguerite Donavan

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Charles Parkinson





    Charles Roy Parkinson


    Lillian T Parkinson


    Hazel Helen Parkinson




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 5

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): patronymic from Parkin . This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert L Parkinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert L Parkinson in household of Ida M Parkinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Lee Parkinson, "United States Census, 1940"

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