Challrus Addison Letteer

1914–2004 (Age 90)
Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Challrus Addison

When Challrus Addison Letteer was born on 10 April 1914, in Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Arthur Boyd Letteer, was 19 and his mother, Jennie Amanda Benshoff, was 21. He married Naomi B Kline on 5 August 1937, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Briar Creek, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Salisbury Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1930. He died on 21 June 2004, in Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90.

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Challrus Addison Letteer
Naomi B Kline
Marriage: 5 August 1937
Larry Nelson Letteer
Robert Jala Letteer

Spouse & Children

5 August 1937
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Larry Nelson Letteer


  • Robert Jala Letteer


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1914–2004Male

  • Howard Samuel Letteer


  • Raymond Charles Letteer


  • Fay E Letteer


  • Vivian P Letteer


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered form of French Métier, from métier, Old French mestier ‘official responsibility’, ‘duty’, ‘calling’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an official of some kind.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles A Letteer in household of Arthur Letteer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Challrus Letteer in household of Arthur Letteer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Challrus A Letteer, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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