Robert Neeley (1883 - 1965)

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1883 - In the year that Robert Neeley was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

1886 - Robert was just 3 years old when on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

1920 - At the age of 37 years old, Robert was alive when on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

1935 - By the time he was 52 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

1965 - In the year of Robert Neeley's passing, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

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Robert Neeley passed away in March 1965 at 81 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on August 5, 1883. We have no information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert Neeley had been residing in New Jersey.

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