Stanley Alcide Changnon

10 September 1895–July 1981 (Age 85)
Iroquois, Illinois, United States

The Life of Stanley Alcide

When Stanley Alcide Changnon was born on 10 September 1895, in Iroquois, Illinois, United States, his father, Alcide Henry Changnon, was 27 and his mother, Leona Giroux, was 26. He married Elsie Spenard on 30 April 1921, in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. He lived in Beaver Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United States in 1930 and West Frankfort, Franklin, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in July 1981, in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85.

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Stanley Alcide Changnon
Elsie Spenard
Marriage: 30 April 1921

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30 April 1921
Kankakee, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 15

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Country): variant of Cannon ‘canon’, taken from the central French form chanun, as opposed to Norman canun.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stanley A Changnom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stanley A Changnon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stanley Changnon in household of Alcide Changnon, "United States Census, 1900"

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