Robert Whitfield Fowler

1909–1980 (Age 70)
Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States

The Life of Robert Whitfield

When Robert Whitfield Fowler was born on 6 September 1909, in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Whitfield Fowler, was 36 and his mother, May Frances Thompson, was 39. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 4, Morris, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 6 March 1980, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Fowler in household of T M Fowler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robbie W Fowler in household of Thomas W Fowler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Fowler, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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