Lewis Gibson Caldwell

23 February 1917–23 May 1995 (Age 78)
Wayne, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lewis Gibson

When Lewis Gibson Caldwell was born on 23 February 1917, in Wayne, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Leslie Caldwell, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Shirley Gibson, was 29. He lived in Detroit Ward 8, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 23 May 1995, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 78.

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Lewis Gibson Caldwell
Virginia Lee Horaney

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Leslie Caldwell


    Nancy Shirley Gibson




World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

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.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 3

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places in England and Scotland, variously spelled, that are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Caldwell in North Yorkshire is one major source of the surname; Caldwell in Renfrewshire in Scotland another.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Louis Caldwell in household of Leslie Caldwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lewis G Caldwell, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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