Robert James Cummins (1913 - 1948)

Robert James Cummins
1913 - 1948
updated February 06, 2019
Robert James Cummins was born on June 12, 1913. He died on January 19, 1948 at 34 years of age.

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Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Section PD Site 593, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Road, in San Antonio, Texas 78209

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: MSGT

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Robert James Cummins died on January 19, 1948 at age 34. He was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Section PD Site 593, San Antonio, Texas. He was born on June 12, 1913. We are unaware of information about Robert's immediate family.
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1913 - 1948 World Events

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In 1913, in the year that Robert James Cummins was born, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1923, Robert was merely 10 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1926, Robert was just 13 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1937, he was 24 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1948, in the year of Robert James Cummins's passing, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

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Unknown - Jan 23, 1935
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Dec 2, 1924 - Sep 30, 1963
Sep 22, 1926 - Mar 4, 1972
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 1, 1981
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Nov 22, 1929 - Nov 23, 2000
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Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 14, 1954
Unknown - Dec 31, 1969
Jul 15, 1924 - Sep 6, 1983
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 13, 1947
Aug 15, 1926 - Oct 27, 1990

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Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 4, 1978
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Feb 24, 1938 - Oct 17, 1989
Dec 31, 1969 - May 30, 1979
Jan 30, 1925 - Feb 21, 1945
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 18, 1985
Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 1, 1975
Jul 10, 1920 - May 28, 1981
Dec 31, 1969 - Sep 30, 1921
May 1, 1907 - Feb 19, 1980
Jan 2, 1927 - Apr 19, 2000
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 1, 1975
Unknown - May 11, 1961
Jun 9, 1919 - May 1, 1990
Dec 23, 1942 - Feb 18, 1984
Jan 17, 1911 - Jun 10, 1975
Nov 16, 1913 - Apr 26, 2000
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