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Robert Weber (1919 - 1976)

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Robert Weber
1919 - 1976
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April 18, 1919
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May 1976
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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15237
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Robert Weber was born on April 18, 1919. He died in May 1976 at 57 years of age. We know that Robert Weber had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15237.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Robert Weber passed away in May 1976 at 57 years of age. He was born on April 18, 1919. We are unaware of information about Robert's immediate family. We know that Robert Weber had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15237.
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In 1919, in the year that Robert Weber was born, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

In 1929, at the age of just 10 years old, Robert was alive when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1951, he was 32 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1968, Robert was 49 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1976, in the year of Robert Weber's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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