Robert Ares (1911 - 1979)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Robert Ares’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Robert so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Robert’s biography.

Robert Ares Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Robert Ares and his immediate Ares family. Add to Robert Ares's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Robert.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Robert Ares? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston County, South Carolina

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Robert finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Robert attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Robert did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Robert Ares is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Robert's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Robert's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Robert a religious man? Add Robert’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Robert during various points of his life.

Timeline

1911 - In the year that Robert Ares was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

1921 - He was merely 10 years old when the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

1924 - He was merely 13 years old when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1964 - At the age of 53 years old, Robert was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

1979 - In the year of Robert Ares's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

Robert Ares Family Tree

Who was Robert’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Robert’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Robert's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Robert Ares
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Robert's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Robert Ares is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Robert Ares passed away in June 1979 at 67 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on December 21, 1911. There is no information about Robert's family. We know that Robert Ares had been residing in Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston County, South Carolina.

Memories

What do you remember about Robert Ares? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Robert is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Robert Ares

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources