Charles Mason Darling Jr

23 March 1923–16 January 1996 (Age 72)
Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, California, United States

The Life of Charles Mason

Charles Mason Darling Jr was born on 23 March 1923 as the son of Charles Mason Darling and Laine. He married Bernice McInelly on 1 January 1956. He died on 16 January 1996, in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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Charles Mason Darling Jr
1923–1996
Bernice McInelly
1924–2003
Marriage: 1 January 1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1956

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Mason Darling

    Male1904–1965Male

    Laine

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 11

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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

English and Scottish: from Middle English derling, Old English dēorling ‘darling’, ‘beloved one’, a derivative of dēor ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ ( see Dear 1). This was quite a common Old English byname, which remained current as a personal name into the 14th century. The surname probably derives at least in part from this use, probably in part also from a Middle English nickname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Mason Jr Darling, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Charles M Darling, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Charles M Darling, "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984"

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