Robert B Biehl

2 October 1918–23 February 1985 (Age 66)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert B

When Robert B Biehl was born on 2 October 1918, in Illinois, United States, his father, Omer Biehl, was 35 and his mother, Myrtle Mae Seibert, was 21. He lived in Salem Election Precinct, Edwards, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 23 February 1985, in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66.

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Omer Biehl
Myrtle Mae Seibert
Virgil L Biehl
Robert B Biehl
Margaret Genelle Biehl
Meryth Biehl

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    Myrtle Mae Seibert




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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 1

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle Low German bil ‘hatchet’, Middle High German biel; hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hatchets. 2. in southern Germany, a variant of Bühl ( see Buehl ). 3. habitational name from places so named in Baden and Bavaria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert B Beihl in household of Omer Beihl, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Biel in household of Omer Biel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert B Reihl in household of Omer Reihl, "United States Census, 1930"

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