Arthur Scobie

23 May 1916–1994 (Age 77)
New Zealand

The Life of Arthur

Arthur Scobie was born on 23 May 1916, in New Zealand. He married Sylvia Jessie Church in 1950, in New Zealand. He died in 1994, in his hometown, at the age of 78.

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Arthur Scobie
1916–1994
Sylvia Jessie Church
1926–2010
Marriage: 1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1950
New Zealand

World Events (3)

1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 7

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 
1939

Age 23

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.
1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 27

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a lost place in Perthshire, named with Gaelic sgolbach ‘thorny place’.

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

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