Charles Carl Kromer

Brief Life History of Charles Carl

When Charles Carl Kromer was born on 12 March 1900, in Maquon, Knox, Illinois, United States, his father, Elmer Kromer, was 37 and his mother, Mary Amanda Thurman, was 30. He died on 11 December 1985, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Kromer
1863–1935
Mary Amanda Thurman
1869–1946
Charles Carl Kromer
1900–1985
Harlin Henry Kromer
1904–1961

Sources (7)

  • Charles Carl Kromer in household of Elmer Kromer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charlie Carl Kromer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Carl Kromer, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German (also Krömer): occupational name for a small retailer, a variant of Krämer (see Kramer ). Compare Kroemer .

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a small retailer, from Yiddish krom ‘small shop’ (compare 1 above).

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

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