Robert Becker

Male9 November 1933–19 March 1999

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Becker was born on 9 November 1933, in Algona, Kossuth, Iowa, United States, his father, Carlyle Henry Becker, was 26 and his mother, Orvilla Kathryn Gilbertson, was 21. He died on 19 March 1999, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65.

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Carlyle Henry Becker
Orvilla Kathryn Gilbertson
Robert Becker

Sources (1)

  • Robert Becker in household of Carlye Becker, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (3)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 2

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.

1935 · The First Heisman Trophy

Age 2

The first Heisman Trophy winner was Jay Berwanger, a Halfback from the University of Chicago.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, derived from Middle High German and Middle Dutch backen ‘to bake’. The German surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine and Alsace).

Danish: occupational name for a baker, from bechere ‘baker’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker, from German Bäcker (compare 1 and Backer ) or Yiddish beker ‘baker’.

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

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