Robert Fulton Degnan (1954 - 2007)

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Robert Fulton Degnan
1954 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Fulton Degnan was born on August 8, 1954. He died on December 15, 2007 at 53 years of age. We know that Robert Fulton Degnan had been residing in Hawaii.


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Robert Fulton Degnan passed away on December 15, 2007 at 53 years of age. He was born on August 8, 1954. We are unaware of information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert Fulton Degnan had been residing in Hawaii.
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In 1954, in the year that Robert Fulton Degnan was born, 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.

In 1960, Robert was only 6 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1970, by the time he was 16 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1983, Robert was 29 years old when 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.

In 1990, Robert was 36 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Robert J Degnan
Born: around 1928
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Robert A Degnan
Born: around 1922
New York, United States
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B A Degnan
Dec 3, 1930 - Jun 15, 1991
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Oct 10, 1889 - January 1974
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Aug 19, 1892 - November 1968
Berkeley, California
Edna M Degnan
Oct 16, 1902 - Apr 18, 1990
Rose Degnan
Oct 2, 1906 - September 1988
Chicago, IL
Leland Degnan
Apr 23, 1908 - August 1967
Thomas William Degnan
Jan 9, 1928 - Aug 18, 2009
Huntington Beach, California
Mary Degnan
Jun 16, 1887 - October 1968
Groveland, California
Stanley Degnan
Jul 21, 1913 - Mar 6, 1995
Upland, CA
James Degnan
Feb 12, 1916 - Nov 21, 1989
George Degnan
May 6, 1913 - Feb 5, 1994
Martinez, CA
Ruth Degnan
Nov 29, 1911 - May 6, 2007
Minneapolis, MN
A Degnan
Feb 18, 1955 - July 1993
Wanda E Degnan
Apr 21, 1908 - Nov 24, 1999
Scotts Valley, CA
John Degnan
Mar 3, 1883 - November 1963
Roy Degnan
Apr 10, 1906 - May 1972
Los Angeles, California
John Degnan
Jan 16, 1906 - December 1967
San Jose, California
Michael Lee Degnan
Oct 3, 1936 - Sep 15, 2004
Los Angeles, CA
Richard Degnan
Jan 1, 1912 - December 1988
Rutherford, CA
Lillian Degnan
Aug 17, 1895 - September 1974
San Diego, California

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