Charles Washington Drane

24 December 1874–15 June 1953 (Age 78)
Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles Washington

When Charles Washington Drane was born on 24 December 1874, in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Philip Anthony Drane, was 35 and his mother, Susan E. Huey, was 23. He married Amy Logan on 25 April 1900, in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Jefferson Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 15 June 1953, at the age of 78, and was buried in Clinton, Clinton Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles Washington Drane
Amy Logan
Marriage: 25 April 1900
John Logan Drane
Charles A Drane
Ronald Leroy Drane
Florence Kathleen Drane

Spouse and Children

25 April 1900
Butler, Pennsylvania, United States


    John Logan Drane


    Charles A Drane


    Ronald Leroy Drane


    Florence Kathleen Drane


Parents and Siblings

    Philip Anthony Drane





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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 3

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English drone ‘drone’, ‘male honey bee’, long taken as a symbol of idleness (Old English drān).2 English: variant spelling of Drain .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles W Drane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles W Drane in household of Philip A Drane, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles W Drum in household of Philip A Drum, "United States Census, 1880"

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