Robert Benjamin Worland (1870 - 1955)

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Robert Benjamin Worland
1870 - 1955
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Benjamin Worland was born in 1870. He was born to Joseph Worland and Margaret Fittis Worland, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1955 in Janc, Australia at 85 years old.


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Joseph Worland
Janc, Australia
Margaret Fittis Worland
Janc, Australia


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Robert Benjamin Worland died in 1955 in Janc, Australia at age 85. He was born in 1870. He was born to Joseph Worland and Margaret Fittis Worland, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1870, in the year that Robert Benjamin Worland was born, on June 26th, Christmas was declared an official federal holiday in the United States. By 1860, 14 states had declared Christmas a legal holiday but the practice of celebrating Christmas was a local - and religious - choice previously.

In 1923, at the age of 53 years old, Robert was alive when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1930, Robert was 60 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1947, when he was 77 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1955, in the year of Robert Benjamin Worland's passing, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

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Robert Charles Clyde Worland
around 1897 - Jun 10, 1917
Robert E Worland
Born: around 1910
California, United States
Robert B Worland
Born: around 1918
Florida, United States
Robert Benjamin Worland
Cdown, Australia
Robert John Worland
Box Hill, Australia
Robert Linden Worland
1950 - 1972
Heyw, Australia

Other Worlands

Joseph Worland
Janc, Australia
Margaret Fittis Worland
Janc, Australia
Edgar John Worland
1877 - 1958
Hast, Australia
Edgar John Worland
Hast, Australia
Isobella Davis Worland
Hast, Australia
Peter Worland
Died: 1960
Cobd, Australia
Graham Mark Worland
1949 - 1961
Wangaratta, Australia
Charles Edwa Worland
Wangaratta, Australia
Maude Floren Langman Worland
Wangaratta, Australia
Eileen Elizabeth Worland
1906 - 1961
Panm, Australia
Mewha Samuel Worland
Panm, Australia
Jane Baxter Worland
Panm, Australia
Leslie Oswald Worland
1909 - 1962
Geelong, Australia
Walter Edwar Worland
Geelong, Australia
Alicia Ruth Horne Worland
Geelong, Australia
Victor Oswald Worland
Oct 28, 1893 - Dec 20, 1962
Fitzroy, Australia
Walter Worland
Fitzroy, Australia
Henreitta Parish Worland
Fitzroy, Australia
Alice Maud Worland
1869 - 1963
Geelong, Australia

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Joseph Worland
Janc, Australia
Margaret Fittis Worland
Janc, Australia
Leslie Percy Dav King
1883 - 1955
Cobd, Australia
Hatsel King
Cobd, Australia
Nora King
Cobd, Australia
Andrew Joseph Fr Cummins
1897 - 1955
Cobr, Australia
Oliver Cummins
Cobr, Australia
Matilda Brown Cummins
Cobr, Australia
James Vernon Cook
1879 - 1955
Cobr, Australia
John Cook
Cobr, Australia
John Wood Palmer
1897 - 1955
Eaglehawk, Australia
William Palmer
Cohu, Australia
Sarah Wood Palmer
Cohu, Australia
Daniel Douglas Owen
1878 - 1955
Cohu, Australia
John Daniel Owen
Cohu, Australia
Douglas Owen
Cohu, Australia
Florence Rose Aicken
1885 - 1955
Cohu, Australia
Baron John Aicken
Cohu, Australia
Emily Swindell Aicken
Cohu, Australia
Christina Isabel Mcmahon
1890 - 1955
Cola, Australia
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