George Robinson (1901 - 1976)

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Washington, District of Columbia County, District of Columbia

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Mary Esther Robinson

Mary Esther Robinson

Teddi Rose and Lucille Robinson

Teddi Rose and Lucille Robinson

Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

John Robinson

John Robinson

Theresa Robinson and Minnie Shockley

Theresa Robinson and Minnie Shockley

Jane 'Jensie' Impson

Jane 'Jensie' Impson

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Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

Edna Esther (Peden) Robinson

Edna Esther (Peden) Robinson

Florence May (Blount) Robinson

Florence May (Blount) Robinson

Gene L Robinson family

Gene L Robinson family

Gene L Robinson Family

Gene L Robinson Family

Edwina Banta

Edwina Banta

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Estelle Mae Robinson Mary Esther Robinson Teddi Rose and Lucille Robinson Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

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1901 - In the year that George Robinson was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

1935 - When he was 34 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

1945 - When he was 44 years old, on June 22nd, the Battle of Okinawa ended. A joint Army and Marine campaign, supported by the Navy, the Battle of Okinawa went on for 82 days. The last Japanese resistance on Okinawa was defeated. 4,907 Navy, 4,675 Army, and 2,938 Marine Corps personnel were killed in the battle on the US side. It is estimated that 110,071 on the Japanese side were killed - the estimate includes Okinawan citizens who were pressed into service and includes children. With the win of Okinawa, the United States gained an important base of operations in the Pacific.

1959 - By the time he was 58 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1976 - In the year of George Robinson's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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George Robinson passed away in November 1976 at 74 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on December 17, 1901. We have no information about George's family. We know that George Robinson had been residing in Washington, District of Columbia County, District of Columbia.

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