Oscar Jerome Charles

18 February 1873–11 February 1953 (Age 79)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Oscar Jerome

When Oscar Jerome Charles was born on 18 February 1873, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Oscar Charles, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Heber, was 29. He married Susanna Livingston Glover on 12 April 1909, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1922. He died on 11 February 1953, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Jerome Charles
Susanna Livingston Glover
Marriage: 12 April 1909
Elizabeth G Charles
Frances L Charles
Susanna L Charles
James G Charles

Spouse and Children

12 April 1909
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


    Elizabeth G Charles


    Frances L Charles


    Susanna L Charles


    James G Charles


Parents and Siblings

    Oscar Charles


    Elizabeth Heber




    Pauline M Charles


    Albert N Charles



    Catherine Charles


    Walter Thomas Charles


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 12

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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

Old German: Strong, manly, noble, spirited.

Sources (3)

  • Oscar Charles in household of Oscar Charles, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Oscar J Charls in household of Oscar Charls, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar J Charles, "United States Census, 1920"

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