Robert Coleman (1914 - 1983)

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Robert Coleman
1914 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Coleman was born on May 17, 1914. He died in September 1983 at age 69. We know that Robert Coleman had been residing in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06103.

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Robert Coleman passed away in September 1983 at 69 years old. He was born on May 17, 1914. We have no information about Robert's immediate family. We know that Robert Coleman had been residing in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06103.
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1914 - 1983 World Events

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In 1914, in the year that Robert Coleman was born, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1929, by the time he was just 15 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1945, Robert was 31 years old when on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1961, when he was 47 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1983, in the year of Robert Coleman's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Other Robert Colemans

Robert John Coleman
around 1895 - Jul 1, 1916
Robert Edward Coleman
around 1920 - Apr 27, 1941
Robert Arthur Coleman
around 1887 - Aug 23, 1917
Robert Coleman
around 1893 - Apr 11, 1918
Robert Coleman
Died: Apr 8, 1943
Robert Coleman
around 1883 - Jan 31, 1916
Robert Coleman
Born: around 1919
Mississippi, United States
Robert E Coleman
Born: around 1927
West Virginia, United States
Robert Autrell Coleman
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
Robert G Jr Coleman
Born: around 1927
Mississippi, United States
Robert L Coleman
Born: around 1923
Mississippi, United States
Robert Coleman
Born: around 1909
Florida, United States
Robert F Jr Coleman
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Robert Jr Coleman
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
Robert J Coleman
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
Robert F Coleman
Born: around 1926
Georgia, United States

Other Colemans

Lenard Coleman
Jan 20, 1919 - December 1986
Florida
William Coleman
Jul 31, 1890 - August 1970
Tampa, Florida
Nellie J Coleman
Aug 15, 1914 - Oct 31, 1996
Eglin Air Force Base, FL
Roy Coleman
Jan 7, 1908 - July 1976
Claxton, Georgia
W L Coleman
Jan 14, 1918 - Sep 28, 1998
Crestview, FL
Minnie L Coleman
Mar 9, 1914 - Feb 19, 1988
Los Angeles, CA
Jack Coleman
May 20, 1899 - December 1965
Saint Augustine, Florida
Howard Coleman
Oct 23, 1917 - September 1983
Apopka, Florida
Clarence Coleman
Jan 24, 1953 - Aug 25, 1999
Fort Lauderdale, FL
C J Coleman
Jan 27, 1919 - Dec 4, 1996
Pensacola, FL
Clifford C Coleman
Dec 22, 1919 - Feb 23, 2000
Milton, FL
Pete Coleman
Dec 23, 1902 - April 1984
Labelle, Florida
Evelyn R Coleman
May 13, 1916 - Jun 23, 2004
Pensacola, FL
Henry C Coleman
Jun 5, 1904 - Dec 31, 1987
Roy Coleman
May 27, 1916 - June 1977
Cincinnati, Ohio
Gertrude Coleman
Apr 11, 1916 - January 1988
Doerun, Georgia
Jesse W Coleman
May 31, 1908 - Nov 3, 1988
Mayo, FL
Robert Coleman
Sep 30, 1914 - April 1979
Starke, Florida
Harry W Coleman
Oct 3, 1919 - Feb 7, 1992
Leon Coleman
Mar 13, 1915 - March 1971
Fernandina Beach, Florida

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Charles E Brown
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Laymon Campbell
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David Mitchell
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Gay Whiddon
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Jacksonville, Florida
Lola R Weddle
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Pensacola, FL
Genevieve Barker
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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