William Burk Roberts

30 November 1955–29 September 2009 (Age 53)
Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of William Burk

When William Burk Roberts was born on 30 November 1955, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, his father, William Burke Roberts, was 35 and his mother, Ethel Pearl Taylor, was 37. He died on 29 September 2009, in Johnson, Texas, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

William Burke Roberts
1920–1987
Ethel Pearl Taylor
1918–1993
William Burk Roberts
1955–2009

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 1

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.
1963 · Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Age 8

John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas at 12:30pm. He was riding in a presidential motorcade by Jacqueline (his wife), with John Connally (Texas Governor) and Connally's wife (Nellie). President Kennedy was pronounced dead in Parkland Memorial Hospital within thirty minutes of the shooting.
1971 · The Twenty-Sixth Amendment

Age 16

The Twenty-sixth Amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying the right to vote to citizens who are eighteen years old or older.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Burk Roberts, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Bill B Roberts, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • William Burk Jr. Roberts, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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