Robert Desman Montgomery

26 July 1918–25 November 2007 (Age 89)
Texas, United States

The Life of Robert Desman

When Robert Desman Montgomery was born on 26 July 1918, in Texas, United States, his father, Robert Benson Montgomery, was 38 and his mother, Doshie Countryman, was 26. He married Edna Cornelius Hunziker in 1945. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Red River, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 4, Lamar, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 November 2007, in Texas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States.

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Robert Desman Montgomery
Edna Cornelius Hunziker
Marriage: 1945
Craig Montgomery
Russell Montgomery
Michael Montgomery

Spouse and Children



    Craig Montgomery


    Russell Montgomery


    Michael Montgomery


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Benson Montgomery


    Doshie Countryman




    Gladys Montgomery


    Margret Montgomery




    Allie Montgomery


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Calvados, France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ + a Germanic personal name composed of the elements guma ‘man’ + rīc ‘power’. In Ireland this surname has been Gaelicized as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Montgomery in household of Robert B Montgomery, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert D Montgomery in household of Robert Montgomery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert D Montgomery in household of Robert B Montgomery, "United States Census, 1930"

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