Charles Otto Simpson

1942–1998 (Age 55)
Oakland City, Gibson, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Otto

When Charles Otto Simpson was born on 4 November 1942, in Oakland City, Gibson, Indiana, United States, his father, Lewis Austin Simpson, was 24 and his mother, Thelma Marie Kiefer, was 21. He died on 10 March 1998, in Cynthiana, Posey, Indiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Poseyville, Robb Township, Posey, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Otto Simpson
1942–1998
Ina Kay Huck
1938–

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 2
The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World
Age 3
The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space
Age 16
Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sim
Sympson

Sources (6)

  • Charles in entry for Lewis Austin Simpson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Charles Otto Simpson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Charles in entry for Mr Lewis Austin Simpson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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