Robert Newman (1904 - 1963)

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Robert Newman
1904 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Newman was born on January 13, 1904. He died in April 1963 at 59 years of age.

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Robert Newman passed away in April 1963 at 59 years of age. He was born on January 13, 1904. We are unaware of information about Robert's immediate family.
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In 1904, in the year that Robert Newman was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1916, by the time he was merely 12 years old, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1923, at the age of 19 years old, Robert was alive when on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1959, Robert was 55 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1963, in the year of Robert Newman's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Robert A. Newman
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Robert William Newman
around 1899 - Mar 31, 1918
Robert Thompson Newman
around 1921 - Dec 21, 1942
Robert Roland Griffiths Newman
around 1876 - Sep 19, 1918
Robert James Newman
around 1922 - Sep 21, 1944
Robert Hugh Newman
Died: Feb 15, 1941
Robert Henry Newman
around 1896 - Aug 19, 1917
Robert Henry Newman
around 1882 - Jul 30, 1940
Robert George Newman
around 1919 - Nov 11, 1940
Robert C. Newman
around 1924 - Sep 27, 1944
Robert Newman
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Robert Newman
around 1877 - Jul 2, 1917
Robert C Newman
Born: around 1924
Ohio, United States
Robert J Newman
Born: around 1927
Ohio, United States
Robert Albert Newman
Born: around 1926
Alabama, United States
Robert Jr Newman
Born: around 1927
Indiana, United States
Robert D Newman
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Robert C Newman
Born: around 1926
Alabama, United States
Robert B Newman
Born: around 1927
New York, United States

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Urthia Newman
Dec 12, 1887 - April 1964
Illinois
Gertie Newman
Aug 31, 1897 - October 1974
Phoenix, Arizona
Arthur Newman
Mar 23, 1907 - October 1974
Kansas City, Missouri
Lyman Newman
Feb 21, 1885 - July 1967
Quincy, Illinois
Edgar Newman
Apr 6, 1917 - June 1972
Elwood Newman
Nov 17, 1907 - July 1975
Alton, Illinois
Roscoe S Newman
May 24, 1912 - Dec 31, 2007
Sarasota, FL
Deane M Newman
Jul 8, 1915 - Aug 10, 1999
Saint Louis, MO
Odean Newman
Mar 8, 1910 - December 1983
Meredosia, Illinois
Fred Newman
Feb 10, 1903 - August 1985
Joliet, Illinois
Ruth Newman
Jul 20, 1914 - Oct 17, 2004
Sterling, IL
Edward Newman
Oct 7, 1919 - Jun 24, 1993
Hamilton, IL
David Newman
Sep 20, 1914 - April 1970
Fred Newman
Feb 9, 1916 - Mar 27, 1988
Mentor, OH
Milburn Newman
Sep 29, 1909 - Jan 11, 1998
Los Angeles, CA
Clarence Newman
May 3, 1922 - May 1974
Cale R Newman
Jan 19, 1920 - May 19, 2007
Hereford, AZ
Marie Newman
Aug 28, 1903 - June 1978
Paw Paw, Michigan
Joan C Newman
Aug 5, 1910 - Sep 14, 1997
Chicago, IL
Louis Newman
May 24, 1906 - January 1982
Chicago, Illinois

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James Lyons
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Spugeon Rogers
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Edward F Schneider
Apr 10, 1904 - Sep 2, 1995
East Saint Louis, IL
Elmer Vahlkamp
Dec 17, 1910 - January 1980
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Ellis Daniels
Aug 10, 1900 - August 1977
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John Zilinski
Sep 6, 1906 - December 1968
Irrie Selvie
Jul 30, 1892 - April 1965
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William Lowery
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