Robert Lee (1920 - 1978)

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Robert Lee
1920 - 1978
Born
December 29, 1920
Death
January 1978
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Starke, Bradford County, Florida 32091
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Robert Lee was born on December 29, 1920. He died in January 1978 at 57 years old. We know that Robert Lee had been residing in Starke, Bradford County, Florida 32091.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Robert Lee died in January 1978 at 57 years old. He was born on December 29, 1920. There is no information about Robert's family. We know that Robert Lee had been residing in Starke, Bradford County, Florida 32091.

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In 1920, in the year that Robert Lee was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1945, he was 25 years old when on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In 1950, at the age of 30 years old, Robert was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1966, he was 46 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1978, in the year of Robert Lee's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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