Calvin Charles Matteson

1 March 1919–1 June 2009 (Age 90)
Manchester, Dickinson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Calvin Charles

When Calvin Charles Matteson was born on 1 March 1919, in Manchester, Dickinson, Kansas, United States, his father, Roy Herman Matteson, was 31 and his mother, Pauline Elizabeth Arnold, was 26. He had at least 1 son with Mary Eileen Jessey. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 1 June 2009, in Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 90.

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Calvin Charles Matteson
Mary Eileen Jessey
Dennis Kay Matteson

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 8

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Mattison .2 Respelling of Swedish Mattesson, a patronymic from the personal name Mattes or Mattis, Swedish forms of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Calvin Madison in household of Roy Madison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Calvin C Mattison in household of Roy H Mattison, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Calvin Mattison in household of Ray H Mattison, "United States Census, 1940"

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