Robert Earl Fitzgerald

18 October 1932–30 June 2001 (Age 68)
Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Earl

When Robert Earl Fitzgerald was born on 18 October 1932, in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Allen John Fitzgerald, was 24 and his mother, Loretta Alvina Bartel, was 25. He married Reba Lucinda Glass in April 1958, in Polk, Florida, United States. He lived in Lake, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 30 June 2001, in Winter Haven, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Robert Earl Fitzgerald
Reba Lucinda Glass
Marriage: April 1958

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  • Marriage
    April 1958Polk, Florida, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1934 · Kohler Strike
    Age 2
    Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 3
    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.
    1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment
    Age 19
    Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Eamon, Liam, Aidan, Bridgid, Caitlin, Donal, Fitz, Fitzgerald, Ciaran, Colum, Dermot.Irish: from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’ (see Fitz ) + the personal name Gerald (see Gerald ), ‘son of Gerald’. This is a very common Anglo-Norman name in Ireland, where it has been Gaelicized as Mac Gearailt. Irish bearers of the name claim descent from Gerald Fitzwalter de Windsor, constable of Pembroke Castle in the early 12th century, whose grandson Raymond (or Redmond) ‘le Gros’ FitzGerald (died after 1185) led the invasion of Ireland on behalf of Strongbow in 1170. A branch of the family held the title Knight of Glin from at least 1299–2011.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Robert E Fitzgerald in household of Allen J Fitzgerald, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Robert Earl Fitzgerald, "Florida Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001"
    • Robert E Fitzgerald, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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