Charles Lester Scott

12 October 1903–8 August 1961 (Age 57)
Decker Township, Knox, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Lester

When Charles Lester Scott was born on 12 October 1903, in Decker Township, Knox, Indiana, United States, his father, James Morris Scott, was 49 and his mother, Ida Mae Cox, was 27. He lived in Decker, Knox, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 August 1961, in Vincennes, Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 3

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections.2 Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

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

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  • Charles G Scott in household of James M Scott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Scott in household of Ida Scott, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Lester Scott, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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