Caroll Douglas Bechtel

22 June 1893–3 June 1962 (Age 68)
Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Caroll Douglas

When Caroll Douglas Bechtel was born on 22 June 1893, in Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles William Bechtel, was 30 and his mother, Martha L. Gilbert, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Catharine E Stein. He died on 3 June 1962, in Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in North Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Southwestern German: from a pet form of Becht or a short form of Bechtold .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carroll D Bechtel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carold Bechtel in household of Charles Bechtel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Carroll Bechtel in household of John R Stein, "United States Census, 1920"

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