Robert Maxwell Fowler

30 September 1907–17 November 1989 (Age 82)
Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Maxwell

When Robert Maxwell Fowler was born on 30 September 1907, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, his father, William Wallace Fowler, was 30 and his mother, Sarah M. Brockman, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Edith Virginia Phillips. He lived in Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Flat River, St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1927. He died on 17 November 1989, in Webster, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Parkview Cemetery, St. Francois Township, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Robert Maxwell Fowler
Edith Virginia Phillips
Beverly Ann Fowler

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 1
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York
Age 7
Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
Age 22
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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a fowler, a hunter or trapper of wild birds (a common medieval occupation), from Middle English fogheler, fugheler (Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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

Sources (10)

  • Robert M Fowler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert M. Fowler, "Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941"
  • Robert Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"

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