Robert Joseph Henry Hume

9 July 1892–26 November 1953 (Age 61)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert Joseph Henry

When Robert Joseph Henry Hume was born on 9 July 1892, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert A. Hume, was 50 and his mother, Anne Josephine Grossaint, was 33. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 26 November 1953, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert A. Hume
1842–1916
Anne Josephine Grossaint
1859–1933
Henry Hume
1884–
Eugene Hume
Andrew August Hume
1885–1973
Irene Lillian Hume
1885–1967
Andre August Robert Hume
1889–1970
Robert Joseph Henry Hume
1892–1953

Parents and Siblings

    Robert A. Hume

    Male1842–1916Male

    Anne Josephine Grossaint

    Female1859–1933Female

siblings

(6)

    Henry Hume

    Male1884–Male

    Andrew August Hume

    Male1885–1973Male

    Irene Lillian Hume

    Female1885–1967Female

    Andre August Robert Hume

    Male1889–1970Male

    Male1892–1953Male

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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Home in Berwickshire.2 Scottish, English (East Anglia), and Irish: variant of Holme , from Old Danish hulm.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Hume in household of Josephine Hume, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Hume in household of Robert Hume, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert J Hume in household of Robert A Hume, "United States Census, 1910"

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