Stebbins, Robert “Bob”
Robert Stebbins “Bob”
Bob Stebbins attended Mar-Ken School from 1940 through 1945. He was a child actor who performed in numerous movies in the 1940s through the early 1950s.
From the September 27, 1940, October 11, 1940 & October 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journals:
Robert Stebbins is a reporter for the “You and I – From Primary to Junior High” column.
From the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
THANKSGIVING VACATION: Robert Stebbins is going out to the Valley.
From the 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Robert Stebbins was in the fifth/sixth grade class in 1941. He was elected Officer of the Court by his classmates in his class Character Building Plan. Bob coauthored an article on Chief Clear Sky for the Yearbook. He also built sound effects for the school Rhythm Band.
From the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Yearbook:
•Seventh Grade Class Predictions: Robert Stebbins will also be a famous singer.
•Seventh Grade Class Ambitions: Robert … he simply says “Wouldn’t you like to know?”
•Bob wrote an article, “What my Country Means to Me” for this Yearbook.
•At Open House Robert displayed his telegraph set and gave a demonstration.
From the September 28, 1942 & the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journals:
Robert Stebbins is the Chief Reporter for Junior High Section of these issues of the Mar-Ken Journal.
From the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Jerry Rush and Robert Stebbins designed the Junior High School masthead for that section of the school newspaper.
•Bob wrote an article “What’s Cookin?” about the students in the lower grades.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken Primary and Junior High Annual:
•Nicknames: Robert – “Skirts”
•Predictions 21 years from now: Robert Stebbins – will be a violinist.
•What would happen if – Robert would wear short pants?
•Robert Stebbins co-authored articles in this Annual on Junior High Journalism, History at Mar-Ken, and Literature in Junior High. He also participated in the Journalism Stencilers and Printers Committees.
•Last Will & Testament of Junior High: Robert Stebbins wills his ability to wolf to the entire Seventh Grade.
From the 1944 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, Transvia, “Freshman Biographies”:
BOB STEBBINS, president of his class, came from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has been going to Mar-Ken for five years. His ambition is to be an actor.
From the 1945 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Sophomore Biographies”:
Robert Stebbins is an oldtimer at Mar-Ken this being his sixth year. Bob hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma and his favorite service is he Marine Air Corps. For sports he favors riding and swimming.
Sophomore Predictions: Bob is and always will be the president of something.
Bob was a member of Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1945.
Links to other resources about Bob Stebbins:
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