Robert Whittington (1922 - 1973)

Robert Whittington
1922 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Whittington was born on January 9, 1922. He died in May 1973 at 51 years of age. We know that Robert Whittington had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60607.
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Robert Whittington passed away in May 1973 at age 51. He was born on January 9, 1922. There is no information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert Whittington had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60607.
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In 1922, in the year that Robert Whittington was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1931, at the age of merely 9 years old, Robert was alive 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 1953, when he was 31 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1962, when he was 40 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1973, in the year of Robert Whittington's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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c. 1929 - Unknown

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