Carl R. Saunders

11 November 1889–23 May 1960 (Age 70)
Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Carl R.

When Carl R. Saunders was born on 11 November 1889, in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Ambrose Green Sanders, was 41 and his mother, Rebecca A. Green, was 37. He married Matilda Duffield on 15 January 1938, in Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 23 May 1960, in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Carl R. Saunders
Matilda Duffield
Marriage: 15 January 1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1938Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1892 · The Chicago Canal
    Age 3
    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 19
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English (Surrey and Kent): variant of Sander , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Carl Saunders, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Carl R Saunders, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
    • Carl Raymond Saunders, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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