Fred Langdon Chidester

6 September 1870–16 August 1954 (Age 83)
Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Fred Langdon

When Fred Langdon Chidester was born on 6 September 1870, in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States, his father, John Chidester, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Lugenia Chase, was 28. He died on 16 August 1954, in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 83.

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John Chidester
Nancy Lugenia Chase
Clara Estelle Carrie Chidester
Lillian Elnora Chidester
Fred Langdon Chidester
Frank Chidester

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; probably an American altered form of English Chichester . It is not found in English records.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Chidester in household of Lugenia Chidester, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frederick Chidester in household of John Chidester, "New York, State Census, 1875"
  • Fred Chidester in household of John Chidester, "United States Census, 1900"

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