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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Robert A. Hume
Anne Josephine Grossaint
Henry Hume
Eugene Hume
Andrew August Hume
Irene Lillian Hume
Andre August Robert Hume
Robert Joseph Henry Hume

Parents and Siblings

    Robert A. Hume


    Anne Josephine Grossaint




    Henry Hume


    Andrew August Hume


    Irene Lillian Hume


    Andre August Robert Hume



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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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