Robert Kern

2 May 1945–21 January 2010 (Age 64)
Mosinee, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Robert

Robert Kern was born on 2 May 1945. He died on 21 January 2010, in Mosinee, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 64.

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World Events (3)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 2

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1947 · The CIA is Established

Age 2

The Central Intelligence Agency was created because the U.S. government had need for a group to help detect and subdue any potential threats to the nation.
1959 · Workplace Discrimination Law Passed

Age 14

Wisconsin passed legislation which prohibited discrimination in the workplace based on age. The protection was passed for people ages 40 and over.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McCarron .2 German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kerne ‘kernel’, ‘seed’, ‘pip’; Middle Dutch kern(e), keerne; German Kern or Yiddish kern ‘grain’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a farmer, or a nickname for a small person. As a Jewish surname, it is mainly ornamental.3 English: probably a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills, from Old English cweorn ‘hand mill’, or a habitational name for someone from Kern in the Isle of Wight, named from this word.

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

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