Robert Parnell (1895 - 1962)

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Robert Parnell
1895 - 1962
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Parnell was born on September 2, 1895. He died in May 1962 at 66 years of age.

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Robert Parnell died in May 1962 at 66 years of age. He was born on September 2, 1895. We have no information about Robert's surviving family.
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In 1895, in the year that Robert Parnell was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1929, Robert was 34 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1931, he was 36 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1956, Robert was 61 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1962, in the year of Robert Parnell's passing, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

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Born: around 1927
Oklahoma, United States
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Born: around 1926
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Born: around 1919
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Born: around 1906
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Born: around 1921
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Born: around 1920
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Born: around 1925
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Born: around 1917
Washington, United States
Robert R Parnell
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Robert E Parnell
Born: around 1928
Michigan, United States
Robert W Parnell
Born: around 1919
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Born: around 1912
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Died: 1955
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Feb 15, 1932 - Jan 7, 2000
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Born: around 1967
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Apr 15, 1920 - Dec 2, 1992
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Apr 21, 1912 - July 1984
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Jan 8, 1922 - May 1993
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Helen Parnell
Feb 7, 1914 - April 1981
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Isiah Parnell
Jan 31, 1927 - August 1985
Charles C Parnell
Oct 2, 1927 - Mar 25, 1993
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Feb 15, 1882 - August 1965
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Oct 17, 1926 - Dec 17, 1998
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Nov 27, 1911 - July 1981
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Willie C Parnell
Feb 26, 1936 - Mar 6, 1999
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Jul 7, 1938 - Oct 4, 2008
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Donald M Parnell
Sep 25, 1934 - Nov 28, 1993
Jacksonville, FL
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Jun 12, 1892 - November 1965
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Jul 2, 1909 - May 10, 2008
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Douglas v Parnell
Nov 21, 1944 - Dec 27, 1981
Lake City, FL
Lucy M Parnell
Feb 24, 1920 - Jun 6, 2003
Lake City, FL
W A Parnell
Jan 18, 1949 - September 1992
Mary E Parnell
Sep 7, 1915 - Dec 24, 1998
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Charles Parnell
Jul 27, 1914 - November 1982
Kirkland, Washington

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