Charles Kenneth Bender

24 April 1905–13 March 2002 (Age 96)
Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Kenneth

When Charles Kenneth Bender was born on 24 April 1905, in Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States, his father, Edward Ellsworth Bender, was 41 and his mother, Estella Knox, was 27. He married Bertie "Birdie" Bender Lee Garrett on 2 January 1927, in Texarkana, Miller, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Otter Township, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Bowie, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 13 March 2002, in Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Wake Village, Bowie, Texas, United States.

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Charles Kenneth Bender
Bertie "Birdie" Bender Lee Garrett
Marriage: 2 January 1927
Edward G Bender
Geraldine Louise Bender
Gail N Bender

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1927Texarkana, Miller, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    Age 2
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    Age 26
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    German: occupational name for a cooper, a short form of Fassbender . Compare Bainter and Painter .English (London): metonymic occupational name for an archer or bow maker, from Middle English bender, an agent derivative of benden ‘to bend’ (Old English bendan). Compare Benbow .Hungarian: from bender ‘curl’, hence a nickname for someone with curly hair.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Charles K Bender in entry for Geraldine Bender, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Charles K Bender in household of Edward E Bender, "United States Census, 1920"
    • C K Bender, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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