W J Roberts (1942 - 1991)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

W J Roberts’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of W so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit W’s biography.

W J Roberts Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of W J Roberts and their immediate Roberts family. Add to W J Roberts's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for W.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of W J Roberts? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did W move a lot? Did they emigrate from another country? Add W's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did W finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did W attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what W did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if W J Roberts is a military veteran.

Middle name

J

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add W's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add W's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was W a religious person? Add W’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of W during various points of their life.

Timeline

1942 - In the year that W J Roberts was born, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

1955 - At the age of just 13 years old, W was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1964 - W was 22 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

1966 - At the age of 24 years old, W was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1991 - In the year of W J Roberts's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

W J Roberts Family Tree

Who was W’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share W’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

W's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
W J Roberts
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from W's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of W J Roberts is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

W J Roberts died in April 1991 at 48 years old. There is no known cause of death. W was born on November 19, 1942. We are unaware of information about W's family.

Memories

What do you remember about W J Roberts? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that W is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of W J Roberts

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources