Alice May Robson (1880 - 1949)

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Alice May Robson
1880 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Alice May Robson was born in 1880. She was born to Manger Philip Robson and Anne Matilda Balcam Robson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Trentham, Australia at 69 years old.

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Alice May Robson Biography

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Alice May Robson

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Alice

Middle name

May

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Death

Alice Robson died in in Trentham, Australia

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Trentham, Australia

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Alice May Robson Family Tree

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Parents:

Manger Philip Robson

Trentham, Australia
Anne Matilda Balcam Robson

Trentham, Australia

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Alice May Robson died in 1949 in Trentham, Australia at age 69. She was born in 1880. She was born to Manger Philip Robson and Anne Matilda Balcam Robson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1880 - 1949 World Events

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In 1880, in the year that Alice May Robson was born, in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

In 1894, she was merely 14 years old when large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1903, when she was 23 years old, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1936, by the time she was 56 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1949, in the year of Alice May Robson's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Manger Philip Robson

Trentham, Australia
Anne Matilda Balcam Robson

Trentham, Australia
Stanley William Robson
1910 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Robson William Robson

Wbeal, Australia
Johanna Masson Robson

Wbeal, Australia
Gertrude Clarice Robson
1901 - 1950
East Melbourne, Australia
Fairbanks Joseph William Robson

East Melbourne, Australia
Agnes Gray Robson

East Melbourne, Australia
Lancelot George Robson
1911 - 1950
Heidelberg, Australia
Samuel Robson

Heidelberg, Australia
Elizabeth Anne Macaulay Robson

Heidelberg, Australia
Annie Robson
1885 - 1950
Fitzroy, Australia
Radford George Robson

Fitzroy, Australia
Elizabeth Mcmahon Robson

Fitzroy, Australia
Senma Robson
1869 - 1950
Sunshine, Australia
Percy Robson
1878 - 1950
Ffld, Australia
Hannah Robson
1875 - 1950
Northcote, Australia
Clough Joseph Darling Robson

Northcote, Australia
Elizabeth Rowell Robson

Northcote, Australia
Stanley Robson
1883 - 1950
Bton, Australia

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Manger Philip Robson

Trentham, Australia
Anne Matilda Balcam Robson

Trentham, Australia
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1878 - 1949
Teengamah, Australia
Hartwig August May

Teengamah, Australia
Amelia Roth May

Teengamah, Australia
Catherine Coster
1863 - 1949
Lungarrah, Australia
Coster Henry Coster

Lungarrah, Australia
Jane Whelan Coster

Lungarrah, Australia
Mary Cleary
1859 - 1949
Ultima, Australia
Purcell Michael Cleary

Ultima, Australia
Ann Ryan Cleary

Ultima, Australia
William Arthur Croxford
1878 - 1949
Violet T, Australia
Croxford John Croxford

Violet T, Australia
Jane Ramage Croxford

Violet T, Australia
Mary Jane Baker
1884 - 1949
Walwa, Australia
Sutherland Baker

Walwa, Australia
Humphrey Baker

Walwa, Australia
Edward Shillinglaw
1870 - 1949
Wandin Pk, Australia
Shillinglaw John Shillinglaw

Wandin Pk, Australia
Annie Morrison Shillinglaw

Wandin Pk, Australia
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