Henry Grady Robertson

12 August 1905–November 1969 (Age 64)
Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States

The Life of Henry Grady

When Henry Grady Robertson was born on 12 August 1905, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, his father, Robert Lee Robertson, was 37 and his mother, Eva Augusta Lindsey, was 33. He lived in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died in November 1969, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Robertson
1868–1920
Eva Augusta Lindsey
1872–1943
Harry Lee Robertson
1900–1970
Elizabeth Leomi Robertson
1903–1988
Henry Grady Robertson
1905–1969
Maybelle Robertson
1908–1997

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 1

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 17

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

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

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  • Henry Robertson in household of Robert Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"

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