Robert Ghent (1911 - 2003)

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Robert Ghent
1911 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Ghent was born on April 27, 1911. He died on December 2, 2003 at 92 years old. We know that Robert Ghent had been residing in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois 61114.


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Robert Ghent passed away on December 2, 2003 at age 92. He was born on April 27, 1911. We are unaware of information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert Ghent had been residing in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois 61114.
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In 1911, in the year that Robert Ghent was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1921, at the age of only 10 years old, Robert was alive 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.

In 1938, when he was 27 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1953, when he was 42 years old, actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1991, Robert was 80 years old when on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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Oct 29, 1950 - Sep 10, 1994
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Dec 4, 1912 - Jan 2, 2000
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Dec 21, 1928 - Oct 25, 2004
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Dec 6, 1881 - September 1962
Evelyn E Ghent
Nov 18, 1930 - Dec 19, 1990
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Arthur W Ghent
Sep 8, 1927 - Apr 23, 2001
Ida Ghent
Dec 9, 1886 - September 1978
Wood River, Illinois
Howard D Ghent
Jul 13, 1929 - Dec 15, 1992
Weaverville, NC
Rosa L Ghent
Mar 2, 1912 - Nov 21, 2005
Chicago, IL
Maude Ghent
Feb 4, 1894 - October 1979
Carterville, Illinois
Deanne Ghent
Apr 26, 1952 - Nov 22, 2004
Harrisburg, IL
Stella Ghent
Apr 25, 1878 - Jul 15, 1966
Nashville, IL
Minnie Ghent
Apr 17, 1893 - May 1981
Virginia, Illinois
Bill Ghent
Jun 3, 1908 - October 1973
Harrisburg, Illinois
Betty L Ghent
May 31, 1925 - Feb 9, 2005
Centralia, IL
Lattie Ghent
Dec 12, 1914 - December 1978
Boynton Beach, Florida
William Charles Ghent
Aug 26, 1949 - Apr 27, 1997
Port Huron, MI
Charles E Ghent
May 17, 1911 - Jun 22, 2001
Gaylord, MI

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