Robert Smith (1877 - 1951)

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Robert Smith
1877 - 1951
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Smith was born in 1877. He was born to George Smith and Emma Webb Smith, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1951 in Cdown, Australia at age 74.

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Robert Smith

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George Smith
Cdown, Australia
Emma Webb Smith
Cdown, Australia

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Robert Smith died in 1951 in Cdown, Australia at age 74. He was born in 1877. He was born to George Smith and Emma Webb Smith, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1877 - 1951 World Events

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In 1877, in the year that Robert Smith was born, on March 2nd, the U.S. presidential election of 1876 was ended with the selection of Rutherford B. Hayes as the winner. Samuel J. Tilden had won the popular vote in November 1876 but 20 votes in the electoral college were in dispute. An informal agreement was made in which Hayes agreed to remove federal troops from South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana, ending Reconstruction in the South. So, on March 4th, Rutherford B. Hayes became the 19th President of the United States.

In 1898, Robert was 21 years old when on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1912, he was 35 years old when Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1923, Robert was 46 years old 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 1951, in the year of Robert Smith's passing, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

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George Smith
Cdown, Australia
Emma Webb Smith
Cdown, Australia
Wilva Jean Smith
1916 - 1951
Corryong, Australia
Viles William James Smith
Corryong, Australia
Winifred Gertrude Carter Smith
Corryong, Australia
Edward Graves Smith
1880 - 1951
Eca, Australia
Edward Graves Smith
Eca, Australia
Margaret Anderson Smith
Eca, Australia
Jennifer Ann Smith
Died: 1951
Eca, Australia
Alb Evan Smith
Eca, Australia
Gloria Cole Smith
Eca, Australia
Frederick Louis Smith
1890 - 1951
Frankston, Australia
Edward Louis Smith
Frankston, Australia
Mary Elizabeth Righetti Smith
Frankston, Australia
Mary Eliza Smith
1891 - 1951
Fston, Australia
Platt Thomas Smith
Fston, Australia
Joan Eliza Smith
Fston, Australia
Mary Smith
1905 - 1951
Geelong, Australia
Farrelly Daniel Smith
Geelong, Australia
Honora Law Smith
Geelong, Australia

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Cdown, Australia
Emma Webb Smith
Cdown, Australia
Edith Agnes Henderson
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Mary Jane Merrit Henderson
Cdown, Australia
Edith Theresa Boyd
1869 - 1951
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Thornley Nathan Boyd
Cdown, Australia
Mary Jine Murphy Boyd
Cdown, Australia
Mary Ann Goonan
1865 - 1951
Cdown, Australia
Murnane William Goonan
Cdown, Australia
Mary Ann Timms Goonan
Cdown, Australia
Michael James Donnelly
1878 - 1951
Cdown, Australia
Thomas Donnelly
Cdown, Australia
Mary Lakey Donnelly
Cdown, Australia
Agnes Tytherleigh
1871 - 1951
Caston, Australia
Andison James Tytherleigh
Caston, Australia
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Caston, Australia
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1860 - 1951
Caston, Australia
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