Robert Aloysius LaRue

1890–1955 (Age 64)
Harpers Ferry, Jefferson, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert Aloysius

When Robert Aloysius LaRue was born on 8 May 1890, in Harpers Ferry, Jefferson, West Virginia, United States, his father, Moses Preston LaRue, was 51 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Medlar, was 44. He married Margaret Mary Streets on 4 April 1910, in Westernport, Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 22 April 1955, at the age of 64, and was buried in Tallmadge, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Aloysius LaRue
Margaret Mary Streets
Marriage: 4 April 1910
Clarence Leroy LaRue
Thelma A. LaRue

Spouse & Children

4 April 1910
Westernport, Allegany, Maryland, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Moses Preston LaRue


  • Sarah Elizabeth Medlar




  • James Sebastian LaRue


  • Male1867–1945Male

  • Columbus Marion LaRue


  • Theodore Francis LaRue


  • Female1873–1951Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived beside a road, track, or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’), with the definite article la.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Larue in entry for Clarence L Larue and Hilda Faye Carrier, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Robert Aloysius Larue, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Robert Aloysius LaRue, "Find A Grave Index"

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