Charles Leslie Schoolcraft

5 September 1932–18 June 2015 (Age 82)
Morris Ranch, Gillespie, Texas, United States

The Life of Charles Leslie

When Charles Leslie Schoolcraft was born on 5 September 1932, in Morris Ranch, Gillespie, Texas, United States, his father, Marion Leslie Schoolcraft, was 29 and his mother, Lois Ellen Sifford, was 19. He lived in Gillespie, Texas, United States in 1932 and Commissioner's Precinct 4, Kimble, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 18 June 2015, in Gallup, McKinley, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Ramah Cemetery, Ramah, McKinley, New Mexico, United States.

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Charles Leslie Schoolcraft
Mildred Gwendolynn Tipton

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 17

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

Age 22

In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a plot of land with a hut, from northern Middle English sc(h)ole ‘hut’, ‘shed’ ( see Scales ) + croft ‘small enclosed field’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chas Lesley Schoolcraft in household of M L Schoolcraft, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leslie Schoolcraft in entry for Barbara Pratt Schoolcraft, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Schoolcraft, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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