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Robert Hamilton "Bob" Tennant, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1929
Duluth
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 2012
Sun City
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Robert H Tennant
Age: 11/12
Estimated birth year: 1929
Birthplace: Minnesota
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: son
Home in 1930: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 2221 Second Street
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mothers' birthplace: Minnesota
Occupation: none
Siblings living at home: Elizabeth (age 13) and Jean (9)
Census place: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: 1126; Page: ; Enumeration District: 43; Image: 231.0
Date: 3 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Robert Tennant
Age: 11
Estimated birth year: 1929
Birthplace: Pennsylvania [sic]
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: son
Home in 1940: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 221 23rd Avenue East
Marital status: single
Highest grade of school completed: 4
Living on farm: no
City of residence in 1935: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Resident on farm in 1935: no
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Betty (age 23) and Jean (19)
Census place: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1972; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 88-35
Date: 5 Apr 1940

Obituary from the "Owatonna People's Press" of Owatonna, Minnesota dated 12 Dec 2012:
Robert (Bob) H. Tennant, Jr., of Sun City, Ariz., and formerly of Owatonna
Sun City, Ariz. - Long time Owatonna resident Robert (Bob) H. Tennant, Jr. died Dec. 6, 2012, in Sun City, Ariz. Bob was born April 25, 1929, to Robert H. Tennant, Sr., and Helen W. Tennant in Duluth, Minn.
As a child, Bob attended Minnesota Normal School in Duluth. He graduated from Shattuck Military in Faribault in 1948. He went to work with Sears Roebuck in Duluth until 1950. He then served with the US Army 24th Infantry Division during the Korean War. After serving, he returned to Sears in the fall of 1952. In November of 1953 he married Mary Ester Munroe of Hibbing. The couple moved to Minneapolis where he worked for Sears until 1955 at which time he went back to school under the GI Bill and received an Associate's degree in accounting. After receiving his degree he spent several years in public accounting until he joined American Motors, Minneapolis Division as a general accountant. In 1959, he went to work for the Owatonna Tool Company in Owatonna as a general accountant and remained for 27 years. He retired in 1987 as the Manager of Cost Accounting for OTC. During his time at OTC, he was also a Director for the OTC Federal Credit Union.
During his years in Owatonna he was active with the Elks, Eagles, the Exchange Club and various charitable causes. He went on to become the President of the Upper Midwest Exchange Clubs. He was a long time member of the Owatonna Country Club.
He loved golf, hunting and fishing. In 1987 he moved to Bella Vista, Ark., to golf, fish and retire. While living there he was Chairman of the Bella Vista Streets and Utilities Committee. In 1997, he moved to Sun City Grand in Surprise, Ariz., and remained there until 2006 at which time he moved to Sun City, Ariz.
He is survived by his five children, Robert H. Tennant III of Lake Elmo, Minn., Judith Tennant of Savage, Minn., Thomas (Terry) Tennant of Owatonna, David Tennant of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Charles (Heather) Tennant of Tucson, Ariz. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, John Williams Tennant; sisters, Betty Tennant Rhode and Jean Tennant Spicer.
He will be laid to rest in a private ceremony to be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery with full military honors.

He married Mary Esther Munroe 7 Nov 1953 in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Hamilton Tennant (1891 - 1985)
  Helen Elizabeth Williams Tennant (1892 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Esther Munroe Tennant (1931 - 2013)
 
 Children:
  John Tennant (1959 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Traver Tennant Rhode (1917 - 1979)*
  Jean Griffith Tennant Spicer (1920 - 2000)*
  Robert Hamilton Tennant (1929 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Robert H
Tennant Jr
CPL
US Army
Korea
Apr 25 1929
Dec 6 2012
Rest in peace
Beloved father
 
Burial:
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: section 28, grave 734
GPS (lat/lon): 44.86764, -93.2121
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Dec 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102180960
Robert Hamilton Bob Tennant, Jr
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Robert Hamilton Bob Tennant, Jr
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Robert Hamilton Bob Tennant, Jr
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