Robert Skinner (1916 - 1980)

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Robert Skinner
1916 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Skinner was born on November 4, 1916. He died in May 1980 at 63 years of age. We know that Robert Skinner had been residing in Key West, Monroe County, Florida 33040.


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Robert Skinner passed away in May 1980 at 63 years of age. He was born on November 4, 1916. There is no information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert Skinner had been residing in Key West, Monroe County, Florida 33040.
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In 1916, in the year that Robert Skinner was born, 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 1929, at the age of merely 13 years old, Robert was alive when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1940, when he was 24 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1964, when he was 48 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1980, in the year of Robert Skinner's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Robert William Skinner
around 1886 - Jun 1, 1916
Robert Tierney Skinner
around 1873 - Aug 6, 1916
Robert Ramsey Ch Skinner
around 1900 - Dec 3, 1918
Robert Michael Phelps Skinner
around 1906 - Nov 24, 1941
Robert Martin Skinner
around 1925 - Jan 13, 1946
Robert Leonard Grahame Skinner
around 1898 - May 3, 1918
Robert John Skinner
around 1922 - May 29, 1941
Robert George Skinner
around 1915 - Sep 15, 1944
Robert Francis Skinner
around 1885 - May 16, 1917
Robert Edward Skinner
around 1915 - Mar 26, 1942
Robert Alfred Skinner
around 1924 - Nov 5, 1943
Robert Skinner
around 1939 - Mar 14, 1941
Robert Skinner
around 1901 - Mar 14, 1941
Robert Skinner
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Robert Skinner
around 1898 - Mar 21, 1918
Robert Skinner
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Robert Skinner
around 1878 - May 22, 1917
Robert R Skinner
Born: around 1921
West Virginia, United States
Robert D Skinner
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Robert S Skinner
Born: around 1912
Alabama, United States

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Jul 16, 1902 - April 1957
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Jan - February 1950
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Nov 9, 1922 - Feb 13, 1988
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Coy Skinner
May 4, 1912 - December 1971
Coletta June Skinner
Jun 30, 1945 - Oct 28, 2009
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Clifford Skinner
Mar 22, 1902 - September 1964
Sarah Skinner
Jan 2, 1905 - May 1976
Tampa, Florida
Mary C Skinner
Jan 21, 1914 - Dec 25, 2000
Eight Mile, AL
Daniel Skinner
Sep 16, 1909 - April 1976
Marianna, Florida
Joseph Skinner
Dec 12, 1899 - August 1970
Jennings, Louisiana
Chester E Skinner
Jul 30, 1920 - Jun 6, 1999
Conyers, GA
Joseph B Skinner
May 14, 1906 - Jan 19, 1996
Pensacola, FL
John Skinner
Apr 5, 1902 - October 1979
Miami, Florida
Anna H Skinner
Mar 16, 1915 - November 1991
Tampa, FL
William Skinner
Oct 15, 1920 - July 1976
Harold Skinner
Dec 3, 1921 - April 1982
Dorothy S Skinner
Nov 17, 1920 - Apr 9, 2003
Huntington Beach, CA
Benjamin Gordon Skinner
Aug 8, 1927 - Jun 8, 2011
Satellite Beach, Florida

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Clarence Knowles
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Pompano Beach, FL
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