Charles J Schmitt

Brief Life History of Charles J

When Charles J Schmitt was born in 1900, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Karl A. Schmitt, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth K. Gless, was 30. He lived in Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1905 and Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 February 1986, in Shelburne, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 86.

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Karl A. Schmitt
Elizabeth K. Gless
Charles J Schmitt
Theresa M Schmitt
Augustino J Schmitt
George A Schmitt
Joseph S Schmitt

Sources (8)

  • Charles Schimtt, Jr in household of Charles Schimtt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Schmidt, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"
  • Charles Joseph Schmitt, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.


The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Hans, Dieter, Gerhard, Alfons, Bernhard, Franz, Heinz, Helmut, Otto, Bernd.

South German: variant of Schmidt ‘blacksmith’. This form of the surname is also common in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine).

Germanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Šmit, Czech Šmít, surnames of German origin (compare above, see Smit 3).

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

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