Robert Harold McQuisten


Born: 21 Nov 1919 in South Dakota, USA

Died: 23 Mar 1941 in Monterey County, California, USA

Father: Francis M. McQuisten (c. 1883 – ?)

Mother: Emma C. ? (c. 1888 – ?)

Change Date

This data was last changed on 2 Apr 2008, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth]
Newspaper article ("Soldier Drowned")
Nevada State Journal, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA; 25 May 1941; Page 4; bottom of column 6. [applies to name]
Web: Ancestry Database (California Death Index, 1940-1997) [Original data: "California Death Index, 1940-1997"; State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics; Sacramento, CA, USA. The original record can be requested from information in the index. (no document images)] [applies to name, birth, death]

Research Notes (source comments, unreliable information)

Robert was attached to the headquarters battery of the 147th Field Artillery, Fort Ord. He was drowned when a wave swept him into the surf near Point Lobos (misspelled as Lobobs in newspaper), Monterey County, CA.