Robert William August THORNBLAD

15 January 1936–3 March 2009 (Age 73)
Cloquet, Carlton, Minnesota, USA

The Life of Robert William August

When Robert William August THORNBLAD was born on 15 January 1936, his father, Gunnar August Julius THORNBLAD, was 49 and his mother, Alice Dorothy Lillian CLAIR, was 19. He lived in Township 48 Range 19, Carlton, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 3 March 2009, at the age of 73.

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Gunnar August Julius THORNBLAD
Alice Dorothy Lillian CLAIR
Gunnard Thornblad
Robert William August THORNBLAD
Carl Gustave Julius Thornblad
Dorothy Margaret Alice THORNBLAD

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

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Sources (2)

  • Robert W Thornblad in household of Gurdand J Thornblad, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert William August Thornblad, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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