Robert G McComas

1915–27 April 1994 (Age 79)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Robert G

When Robert G McComas was born in 1915, in Iowa, United States, his father, Harry Elmer McComas, was 39 and his mother, Bessie Roberta French, was 35. He died on 27 April 1994, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Harry Elmer McComas
1876–1956
Bessie Roberta French
1880–
Harold Merrit McComas
1902–1980
Robert G McComas
1915–1994

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Harold Merrit McComas

    Male1902–1980Male

    Male1915–1994Male

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 2

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 21

"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thómais ‘son of Thomas ’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lieutenant Commander Robert G Mccomas, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Robert Gene Mccomas, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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