Robert Simpkins

(1914 - 1972)

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Robert Simpkins
1914 - 1972
Born
August 22, 1914
Death
September 1972
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Opa Locka, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33054
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Robert Simpkins was born on August 22, 1914. He died in September 1972 at 58 years old. We know that Robert Simpkins had been residing in Opa Locka, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33054.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Robert Simpkins died in September 1972 at age 58. He was born on August 22, 1914. We are unaware of information about Robert's immediate family. We know that Robert Simpkins had been residing in Opa Locka, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33054.

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In 1914, in the year that Robert Simpkins was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1945, by the time he was 31 years old, on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1958, Robert was 44 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1962, Robert was 48 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1972, in the year of Robert Simpkins's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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