Robert E Perry (1921 - 2001)

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Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida

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Florence Edna (Worman) Perry

Florence Edna (Worman) Perry

Arthur H Perry

Arthur H Perry

Margaret and Charles F Perry

Margaret and Charles F Perry

Charles F. Perry, 1952

Charles F. Perry, 1952

Charles Perry and Tinky

Charles Perry and Tinky

Charles F. Perry 1971

Charles F. Perry 1971

Charles F. Perry, 1955

Charles F. Perry, 1955

Charles F. Perry, Norfolk Destroyers

Charles F. Perry, Norfolk Destroyers

Charles F. Perry

Charles F. Perry

Mildred and Nicholas Perry

Mildred and Nicholas Perry

Dorothy Best Perry

Dorothy Best Perry

Dorothy Best Perry

Dorothy Best Perry

Agnes Elizabeth Perry Silvia

Agnes Elizabeth Perry Silvia

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Christopher Rolland Perry Florence Edna (Worman) Perry Arthur H Perry Margaret and Charles F Perry

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1921 - In the year that Robert E Perry was born, 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.

1929 - Robert was just 8 years old when 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".

1945 - He was 24 years old when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

1951 - At the age of 30 years old, Robert was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1969 - Robert was 48 years old when in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Robert E Perry passed away on February 10, 2001 at 79 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Robert. He was born on May 15, 1921. There is no information about Robert's surviving family. We know that Robert E Perry had been residing in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida.

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