Robert Leo Artz

1925–2012 (Age 86)
Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert Leo

When Robert Leo Artz was born on 12 September 1925, in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Edward Emory Artz, was 42 and his mother, Annie Adelia Richard, was 37. He married Jean Elizabeth Wisman on 11 April 1946, in Toms Brook, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Davis Magisterial District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 April 2012, in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.

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Robert Leo Artz
Jean Elizabeth Wisman
Marriage: 11 April 1946
Jeffery Alan Artz

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11 April 1946
Toms Brook, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 16

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name A(a)rt, a reduced form of Arnt ( see Arndt , Arnold ), or sometimes from a reduced form of the personal name Alaert or Adriaan.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Arzt ‘physician’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Leo Artz in household of Edward E Artz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert L Artz in household of Edward E Artz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Leo Artz in entry for Leo Carson Ryman and Gloria Jean Artz, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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