Chester Henry Schomber

12 April 1895–28 February 1951 (Age 55)
Fayette, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Chester Henry

When Chester Henry Schomber was born on 12 April 1895, in Fayette, Indiana, United States, his father, Peter Henry Schomber, was 36 and his mother, Louisa Krummel, was 30. He married Eleanor Kathron Hildebrand on 28 October 1919, in Franklin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Blooming Grove Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 28 February 1951, in Connersville, Connersville Township, Fayette, Indiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Brookville, Brookville Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States.

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Chester Henry Schomber
Eleanor Kathron Hildebrand
Marriage: 28 October 1919
Thelma K L Schomber
Calvin Chester Schomber

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 11
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 15
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a shy, bashful person, from Middle High German schambære ‘modest’, ‘bashful’.

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

Sources (21)

  • Chester H Schomber in household of Henry P Schomber, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chester Schomhs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chester Schomber in household of Peter H Schomber, "United States Census, 1910"

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