Dorthy Darlene Robinson

20 July 1943–5 March 1995 (Age 51)
Littlefield, Lamb, Texas, United States

The Life of Dorthy Darlene

When Dorthy Darlene Robinson was born on 20 July 1943, in Littlefield, Lamb, Texas, United States, her father, Marion Milford "Pat" Robinson, was 24 and her mother, Velma Bachhofer, was 25. She died on 5 March 1995, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 51.

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Marion Milford "Pat" Robinson
Velma Bachhofer
Marion Dwite Robinson
Dorthy Darlene Robinson

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 6

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 15

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Darlene Robinson in entry for Randall Lee Handley, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Dorothy Darlene Handley, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"
  • Dorthy Darlene Robinson Handley, "Find A Grave Index"

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