Facts of Lawrence E. Roberts
|Full Name:||Lawrence E. Roberts|
|Age:||26 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||December 09, 1992|
|Death Date:||October 12, 2004|
|Birth Place:||Vauxhall, New Jersey|
|Father's Name:||Robin René Roberts|
|Education:||Howard University, Morningside College,|
|Profession:||Colonel and Pilot|
Relationship Statistics of Lawrence E. Roberts
|What is Lawrence E. Roberts marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|How many children does Lawrence E. Roberts have ? (name):||Four(Lawrence E. Roberts II, Sally-Ann Roberts, Dorothy Roberts McEwen Ricketts, and Robin René Roberts)|
|Is Lawrence E. Roberts having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Lawrence E. Roberts gay ?:||No|
|Who is Lawrence E. Roberts wife ? (name):||Lucimarian Tolliver|
More about the relationship
Roberts was a married man. He was married to Lucimarian Tolliver. the couple were together for 57 years. They also have four children: Lawrence E. Roberts II, Sally-Ann Roberts, Dorothy Roberts McEwen Ricketts, and Robin René Roberts. He taught his children to live their lives without limitations.
- 1 Who is Lawrence E. Roberts?
- 2 Death(October 12, 2004), Age 81
- 3 Lawrence E. Roberts: Parents, Siblings, Family
- 4 Lawrence E. Roberts: Education, School/College University
- 5 Lawrence E. Roberts: Professional Life, Career
- 6 Lawrence E. Roberts: Awards, Nominations
- 7 Lawrence E. Roberts: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Who is Lawrence E. Roberts?
Lawrence was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force. Furthermore, he also worked in military service for 32 years. He is also famous for being the father of newscaster Robin René Roberts.
Death(October 12, 2004), Age 81
It was on October 12, 2004, Roberts died at his home in Biloxi, Mississippi. He died at the age of 81 due to a heart attack. His body was buried with full military honors. He received much respect for his work and when he died. There were different services held at the Triangle Chapel at Keesler Air Force Base near Biloxi. Lastly, he was buried at Biloxi National Cemetery.
Lawrence E. Roberts: Parents, Siblings, Family
Roberts was born on December 9, 1922, in Vauxhall, New Jersey. His father’s name was Robin René Roberts who was a newscaster. His further information about his parents and childhood are unknown.
Lawrence E. Roberts: Education, School/College University
Roberts attended at Howard University. He has a good academic result and received his bachelor’s from Morningside College, and received his master’s degree from the Tuskegee Institute.
Lawrence E. Roberts: Professional Life, Career
Roberts started his journey through the United States Army Air Corps at Keesler Air Force Base in the year 1943. There he assigned to the Tuskegee Airmen program. Roberts use to fly the Piper Cubs, North American B-25 Mitchell bombers, and also Douglas C-54.
These Skymaster uses to transport North American F-86 Sabre and fighter jets. And Roberts there served as an instructor in Tuskegee University’s Air Force ROTC program from the year 1958 to 1960. Moreover, he also worked for the Vietnam War and has also received 18 service medals and awards from it.
Talking about his later works, Roberts was one of the founding members of the Keesler Air Force Base Gospel Service. It is the oldest Gospel service in the United States Air Force. It is the only Mississippi chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Club was named in his honor.
Lawrence E. Roberts: Awards, Nominations
Since his death, he has posthumously received various awards throughout the country. In the year 2004, the Mississippi Legislature drafted a resolution honoring his life. And consequently, on March 29, 2007, he posthumously received the Congressional Gold Medal just after his death. Moreover, President George W. Bush also honored Roberts with the Congressional Gold Medal for his bravery, patriotism. He has helped President Harry S. Truman to desegregate armed forces.
Likewise, on September 10, 2009, a new consolidated aircraft maintenance facility for the 403rd Wing at Keesler AFB was dedicated and named in Roberts’s honor.
Lawrence E. Roberts: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
He has maintained a good relationship with all other and so he doesn’t seem to involved in any kind of rumors.