Chester A. Wheeler

23 July 1891–30 May 1974 (Age 82)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Chester A.

When Chester A. Wheeler was born on 23 July 1891, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas D Wheeler, was 39 and his mother, Harriet Bond, was 32. He married Mary Ann Matthews on 5 November 1919, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1910 and South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 30 May 1974, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester A. Wheeler
1891–1974
Emma Pearl Davis
1890–1962
Marriage: 5 February 1930
Chester Arther Wheeler
1931–
Wheeler
1934–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 February 1930
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
children

(2)

    Chester Arther Wheeler

    Male1931–Male

    Wheeler

    Male1934–1934Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chester A Wheeler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester A Wheeler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chester A Wheeler, "United States Census, 1920"

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