Michael Charles CHENEY

Brief Life History of Michael Charles

When Michael Charles CHENEY was born on 26 February 1946, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Arthur Erroll Cheney, was 33 and his mother, Virginia Helen Davis, was 22. He died on 27 November 1996, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 50.

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Arthur Erroll Cheney
Virginia Helen Davis
Michael Charles CHENEY
Timothy John Cheney

Sources (4)

  • Michael Charles Cheney, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Michael C Chaney, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"
  • Michael C Cheney, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

1950 · Ruling Eliminates Discrimination in Higher Learning

Supreme Court case McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents School ruled that public institutions of higher learning could not discriminate due to race. 


Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Chaney with the same etymology as in 2 below.

French: topographic name for someone who lived by or in an oak wood, from Old French chesnai ‘oak grove’ (from chesne ‘oak’), or a habitational name from any of several places called (Le) Cheney, e.g. in Haute-Savoie, named with this word. Compare Chesney .

French Canadian: altered form of French Chesnay or Chenay, topographic names with the same meaning and etymology as in 2 above, or habitational names from (Le) Chesnay or (Le) Chenay, names of several places in the northwestern part of France, based on Old French chesnai ‘oak grove’. Compare Chenette and Chenier 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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