Arthur Charles Roberg

3 December 1922–17 June 1996 (Age 73)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Arthur Charles

When Arthur Charles Roberg was born on 3 December 1922, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Arthur Charles Roberg, was 31 and his mother, Minnie Olson, was 28. He died on 17 June 1996, at the age of 73.

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Arthur Charles Roberg
Minnie Olson
Winifred L Roberg
Alma Somer Roberg
Ruth Muriel Roberg
Arthur Charles Roberg

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 3

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Vestfold, named with Old Norse rugr ‘rye’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.2 Swedish: ornamental adoption of 1.3 German: perhaps a habitational name for someone from a place named Rodenberg, of which there are several examples in Saxony and Rhineland.

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

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  • Arthur Charles Roberg, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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