Gaston Chappuis

8 January 1908–11 January 1969 (Age 61)
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Gaston

When Gaston Chappuis was born on 8 January 1908, in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, his father, Henri Jean Frederic Chappuis, was 33 and his mother, Louise Rosina Habegger, was 30. He married Flore Guillemine Catherine Lahon on 17 February 1940. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 11 January 1969, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gaston Chappuis
Flore Guillemine Catherine Lahon
Marriage: 17 February 1940
Jacques Gaston Chappuis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1940
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine
    Age 1
    The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.
    Age 19
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Laurent, Marcel, Veronique.French: variant of Chapuis ‘carpenter, joiner’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Early Years

    It was a cold wintery day in the Swiss city of Lausanne when a bouncing baby boy was born to Louise and Henri Chappuis. The year was 1908 and it seemed unlikely that this dark haired,third child of …

    Sources (9)

    • Gaston Chappuis in household of Eliza Spence, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Gaston Chappuis, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
    • Mr Gaston Chappuis, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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