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Robert A. Parsons

Birth: Born in 1890 in Massachusetts.  

Family Information: Son of Fred Parsons.

Brother of LeRoy Parsons.  

Description: In June 1917 he was short and slender with brown eyes and hair.

In April 1942 he was 5'4" tall, weight 140 pounds, with brown eyes and hair and a ruddy complexion. He also had a gun shot scar on his right shoulder.  

Pre-Colony History: In 1900 he was living in California with his parents and three brothers.

In 1910 he was a U.S. soldier stationed at Fort Wint, Grande Isle, Philippines. He was a veteran of World War I being enlisted from March 1918 through August 1919.

In 1930 he was living in California with his wife, Marjorie and working in the oil field.  

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Post-Colony History: In 1940 he was divorced and living in Vernon Parish, Louisiana with his father, step-mother Violet, and her son, James Manuel. In 1942 he was stil in Leesville, Louisiana.  

Death: He died in 1973 at Contra Costa, California and was buried in the Memory Gardens Cemetery. FindAGrave.com identifies Violet R. Parsons as his spouse, though she was definitely the wife of his father until his death in 1962.  

Sources: US Census: 1900, 1910, 1930, 1940; US Draft Registration: WWI, WWII; US Dept. of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File; California Death Index  

 

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