Robert Eugene McLaughlin

Male5 May 1917–18 February 1999

Brief Life History of Robert Eugene

When Robert Eugene McLaughlin was born on 5 May 1917, in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Lee McLaughlin, was 40 and his mother, Nora Frances Lohr, was 30. He had at least 1 daughter with Doris Geraldine Leverette. He lived in Leadsville District, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 18 February 1999, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 81.

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Robert Eugene McLaughlin
Doris Geraldine Leverette
Tamara Kaye McLaughlin

Sources (3)

  • Robert McLaughlin in household of Robert L McLaughlin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Eugene McLaughlin, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • E Robert Mclaughlin in household of L Robert Mclaughlin, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Siobhan, Aileen, Caitlin, Keane, Liam, Padric, Aine, Ciaran, Conan, Conley.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lochlainn ‘son of the Norseman’, from the personal name Lochlann ‘stranger, Norseman’, from a term denoting Scandinavia (possibly ‘land of lakes/fjords’). This was a ruling family in Ulster. See also Laughlin and compare the Scottish form McLachlan .

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

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