Charles Curtis Crowley

18 November 1885–
Kansas, United States

The Life of Charles Curtis

When Charles Curtis Crowley was born on 18 November 1885, in Kansas, United States, his father, John James Crowley Sr, was 40 and his mother, Alice Belle Curtis, was 27. He married Alma E Pickle on 14 February 1907, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States. He lived in Morris, Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Augustine Township, Logan, Kansas, United States in 1910.

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Charles Curtis Crowley
Alma E Pickle
Marriage: 14 February 1907

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14 February 1907
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’.2 English: variant spelling of Crawley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles C Crowley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • C C Crowley in household of J J Crowley, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Charles C Crowley in household of Bella C Crowley, "United States Census, 1900"

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