Marcus A Robinson (1909 - 1982)

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Calverton National Cemetery
Section 10 Site 5469,
210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, Calverton, Ny

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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1909 - In the year that Marcus A Robinson was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

1960 - Marcus was 51 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1969 - By the time he was 60 years old, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

1975 - At the age of 66 years old, Marcus was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

1982 - In the year of Marcus A Robinson's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Marcus A Robinson died on November 24, 1982 at 73 years old. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Calverton National Cemetery Section 10 Site 5469, Calverton, Ny. He was born on January 19, 1909. We have no information about Marcus's immediate family. We know that Marcus A Robinson had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.

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