Robert Alvin Dukes LAMSON

1 September 1923–17 November 2010 (Age 87)
Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States

The Life of Robert Alvin Dukes

When Robert Alvin Dukes LAMSON was born on 1 September 1923, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, his father, William Edwin Lamson, was 26 and his mother, Elfleda Emaline Keys, was 18. He lived in Election Precinct 104 Mead, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 2010, in Leesburg, Lake, Florida, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, United States.

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William Edwin Lamson
Elfleda Emaline Keys
Robert Alvin Dukes LAMSON

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 17

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Lamb 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Alvin Dukes in household of William E Lamson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Alvin Lamson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Robert A Lamson, "Find A Grave Index"

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