Robert Lee Stetson (1925 - 2009)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Robert Lee Stetson’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Robert so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Robert’s biography.

Robert Lee Stetson Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Robert Lee Stetson and his immediate Stetson family. Add to Robert Lee Stetson's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Robert.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Robert Lee Stetson? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Robert finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Robert attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Robert did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Robert Lee Stetson is a military veteran.

Middle name

Lee

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Robert's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Robert's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Robert a religious man? Add Robert’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Robert during various points of his life.

Timeline

1925 - In the year that Robert Lee Stetson was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1946 - When he was 21 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

1950 - Robert was 25 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

1980 - At the age of 55 years old, Robert was alive when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1995 - At the age of 70 years old, Robert was alive when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

Robert Lee Stetson Family Tree

Who was Robert’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Robert’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Robert's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Robert Lee Stetson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Robert's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Robert Lee Stetson is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Robert Lee Stetson died on August 20, 2009 at 84 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on August 15, 1925. There is no information about Robert's family. We know that Robert Lee Stetson had been residing in Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Robert Lee Stetson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Robert is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Robert Lee Stetson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources