Fred Roberson (1909 - 1974)

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Fred Roberson
1909 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Fred Roberson was born on December 26, 1909. He died in August 1974 at 64 years old.


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Fred Roberson died in August 1974 at 64 years of age. He was born on December 26, 1909. We are unaware of information about Fred's family or relationships.
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In 1909, in the year that Fred Roberson was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1916, by the time he was just 7 years old, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1957, Fred was 48 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1967, at the age of 58 years old, Fred was alive when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1974, in the year of Fred Roberson's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Fred E Roberson
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North Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1925
Georgia, United States
Fred H Roberson
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
Fred Roberson
Born: around 1916
North Carolina, United States
Fred L Roberson
Born: around 1918
Georgia, United States
Fred D Roberson
Born: around 1925
United States
Fred A Roberson
Born: around 1919
Virginia, United States
Fred I Roberson
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
Fred M Roberson
Born: around 1921
North Carolina, United States
Fred D Roberson
Feb 6, 1944 - Sep 23, 1996
Fred M. Roberson Jr
Born: around 1961
Fred Douglas Roberson
Born: around 1947
Fred D. Roberson
Born: around 1947
Fred D. Roberson
Born: around 1947
Fred Roberson
Aug 25, 1916 - May 1971
Washington, District of Columbia
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Jun 29, 1892 - January 1977
West Sacramento, California
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San Bernardino, CA

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Mar 30, 1899 - March 1980
San Pedro, California
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Arthur Roberson
Mar 17, 1906 - November 1976
Wilmington, California
Fred O Roberson
Sep 15, 1914 - Apr 10, 1997
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C Roberson
Jun 29, 1902 - October 1985
Batesville, Arkansas
Earnest Roberson
Sep 9, 1897 - May 1970
El Dorado, Arkansas
Thomas Roberson
Jan 16, 1911 - December 1980
El Dorado, Arkansas
Elsie E Roberson
Feb 12, 1912 - Aug 16, 2000
Harvey, AR
Ruth L Roberson
Oct 22, 1913 - Dec 24, 2000
Forrest City, AR
Owen Roberson
Jul 25, 1910 - February 1978
Forrest City, Arkansas
Lawrence L Roberson
Jul 28, 1916 - Feb 25, 1990
Clinton, AR
Johnnie Roberson
Feb 10, 1905 - December 1977
Forrest City, Arkansas
Willie Roberson
Apr 12, 1908 - November 1977
Muskegon, Michigan
John Roberson
Nov 9, 1896 - June 1976
College Station, Arkansas
Garland Roberson
Jul 6, 1908 - May 1977
Cleveland, Ohio
Randall Alvin Roberson
Nov 19, 1956 - Jun 8, 2007
Houston, Texas
Nellie Roberson
Jun 26, 1910 - November 1985
El Dorado, Arkansas
Richard R Roberson
Nov 27, 1952 - May 8, 1994
A G Roberson
Oct 30, 1916 - Jan 9, 2003
Gurdon, AR

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James S Henley
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Arlington, TX
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John Adams
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Jerry Anderson
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Urssery Tidwell
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Earl Tate
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Omaha, NE
Grant Hunter
Mar 10, 1911 - October 1988
Muskegon, MI
Berlin Maxwell
Nov 6, 1918 - May 1985
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
Gurley Tidwell
Jan 15, 1919 - May 1973
Brandt Hughes
Jul 8, 1899 - Nov 21, 1987
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Lawrence Crayton
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Prescott, Arkansas
Henry Redic
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Las Vegas, NV
Charlie Bradshaw
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William Golden
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