Robert Warren Postma

22 May 1921–18 December 2011 (Age 90)
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Robert Warren

When Robert Warren Postma was born on 22 May 1921, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, Virgil Elias Postma, was 44 and his mother, Emma L Marsh, was 30. He married Betty Lorraine Brown on 17 August 1942. He lived in Blue Creek Election Precinct, Garden, Nebraska, United States in 1940 and Hoquiam, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States in 1966. He died on 18 December 2011, in Port Townsend, Jefferson, Washington, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Hoquiam, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States.

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Robert Warren Postma
Betty Lorraine Brown
Marriage: 17 August 1942

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17 August 1942

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 6

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Frisian: variant of Posthumus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert W Pastma in household of Virgil E Pastma, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert W Postma in household of Virgil E Postma, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Postma in entry for Mr Merrill S Postma, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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