William Grob (1896 - 1986)

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William Grob
1896 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
William Grob was born on October 28, 1896. He died in November 1986 at 90 years of age. We know that William Grob had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15223.


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William Grob died in November 1986 at age 90. He was born on October 28, 1896. There is no information about William's surviving family. We know that William Grob had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15223.
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In 1896, in the year that William Grob was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1920, by the time he was 24 years old, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1933, William was 37 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1968, at the age of 72 years old, William was alive when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1986, in the year of William Grob's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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William R Grob
Born: around 1915
Ohio, United States
William C Grob
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States
William G Grob
Born: around 1919
New Jersey, United States
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Born: around 1896
Minnesota, United States
William Grob
around 1881 - Apr 23, 1945
William Grob
around 1868 - Jun 27, 1943
William Grob
Sep 4, 1925 - February 1975
William E Grob
Jun 22, 1897 - May 18, 1995
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William Grob
Jan 11, 1900 - July 1970
Wausau, Wisconsin
William Grob
Nov 19, 1886 - January 1967
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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Jul 22, 1895 - June 1973
Chicago, Illinois
William H Grob
May 26, 1921 - Feb 2, 2009
Peoria, AZ
William Grob
Dec 25, 1892 - December 1972
Lorain, Ohio
William G Grob
Dec 18, 1948 - Jun 1, 1997
William R Grob
Sep 10, 1922 - Sep 23, 1995
Vermilion, OH
William Grob
Jul 15, 1888 - June 1986
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Ruth A Grob
Apr 3, 1907 - January 1993
East Greenville, PA
Patricia A Grob
Feb 13, 1943 - Apr 22, 2003
Charles Grob
Dec 25, 1882 - June 1962
Charles F Grob
Jul 13, 1904 - Jul 24, 1991
Helen C Grob
Jan 23, 1910 - Dec 30, 2000
Folsom, PA
Benjamin C Grob
Nov 20, 1908 - Jul 4, 1998
Paul Grob
Jun 16, 1901 - October 1977
Philadelphia, PA
Lillian M Grob
Apr 20, 1907 - Oct 12, 1990
John Grob
Jun 1, 1895 - February 1975
Homestead, PA
Katherina Grob
Dec 6, 1875 - May 1971
Warrington, PA
Anna Grob
Dec 1, 1881 - June 1975
Havertown, PA
Arthur Grob
May 6, 1903 - November 1978
Glenshaw, PA
Raymond Grob
Sep 21, 1935 - December 1987
Philadelphia, PA
Catherine Grob
Mar 13, 1909 - May 1985
Philadelphia, PA
Herbert Grob
Feb 29, 1896 - September 1977
Lansdowne, PA
Otto Grob
Aug 27, 1878 - April 1963
Edith Grob
Nov 21, 1894 - February 1973
Quarryville, PA
Elmer Grob
Mar 22, 1898 - June 1983
West Mifflin, PA
Margaret M Grob
Jul 9, 1907 - Aug 9, 1997
Lancaster, PA
John Grob
Mar 7, 1913 - Dec 5, 1988
Souderton, PA

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Ralph W Asel
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Stewart Woods
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Charleston, WV
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