Arthur Floyd Carpenter

23 April 1913–26 January 1967 (Age 53)
Riverton Township, Floyd, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Arthur Floyd

When Arthur Floyd Carpenter was born on 23 April 1913, in Riverton Township, Floyd, Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Egbert Carpenter, was 50 and his mother, Nellie Aeristel Merritt, was 35. He lived in Charles City, Floyd, Iowa, United States in 1925. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 26 January 1967, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Whitewater, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Egbert Carpenter
1862–1932
Nellie Aeristel Merritt
1878–1950
Mabel Carpenter
1895–1978
Howard Henry Carpenter
1897–1985
Margaret Carpenter
1899–1974
Alice Beatrice Carpenter
1901–1987
Philip Lewis Carpenter
1903–1952
Guy Edward Carpenter
1906–1972
Clara Belle Carpenter
1908–1975
Florence May Carpenter
1910–2002
Roy R. Carpenter
1911–1971
Arthur Floyd Carpenter
1913–1967
Blanche Susie Carpenter
1915–2011
Winton Six Carpenter
1917–1977

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 3
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge
Age 4
Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1929
Age 16
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (southern): occupational name for a worker in wood, Norman French carpentier (from Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).Americanized form (translation into English) of German Zimmermann , French Charpentier , Italian Carpentieri , or cognates and equivalents in various other languages.

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

Possible Related Names

Zimmermann

Sources (11)

  • Arthur F Carpenter, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Arthur Carpenter in household of C E Carpenter, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Arthur F Carpenter, "Alaska, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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