Charles Theodore Rehm


Brief Life History of Charles Theodore

Charles Theodore Rehm was born in 1879, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. He married ? on 26 April 1905. He died in 1944, at the age of 65.

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Charles Theodore Rehm
Marriage: 26 April 1905

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  • Marriage
    26 April 1905
  • World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

    Age 16

    On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 19

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Bernd, Otto, Armin, Hans, Gunter, Hermann, Lothar, Oskar.

    German: from the medieval personal name Rehm (see Remy ).

    German: from Middle High German reme ‘frame, loom, rack’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used such items.

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

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