Robert Anderson (1896 - 1959)

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1896 - In the year that Robert Anderson was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

1945 - Robert was 49 years old when on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

1954 - He was 58 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1957 - By the time he was 61 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1959 - In the year of Robert Anderson's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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Robert Anderson passed away in November 1959 at 62 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Robert. He was born on November 23, 1896. We have no information about Robert's immediate family.

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