Robert Allan Cushman

Male20 October 1923–13 August 1944

Brief Life History of Robert Allan

When Robert Allan Cushman was born on 20 October 1923, in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Allan Alphord Cushman, was 26 and his mother, Dorothy Almira Holton, was 23. He lived in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 August 1944, in At Sea, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Allan Alphord Cushman
Dorothy Almira Holton
Robert Allan Cushman
Nancy Holton Cushman

Sources (2)

  • Robert A Cushman in household of Allen A Cushman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Cushman in household of Allen Cushman, "United States Census, 1940"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 3

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.


Age 4

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


Age 8

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Jewish Kushman .

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

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