Charles Scruggs

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Scruggs was born on 9 June 1936, in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States, his father, Sullivan Scruggs, was 46 and his mother, Francis Mae Earl, was 36. He lived in Morgan Township, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 28 February 2012, in Landrum, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Charles Scruggs
Ruby Louise Wheeler

Sources (11)

  • Charles Scruggs in household of Sullivan Scruggs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Edward Scruggs, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Charles Scruggs in entry for L Sullivan Scruggs Carpenter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

1949 · Briggs vs. Elliot

Briggs v Elliot is filed with the federal court in South Carolina. The idea is that parents of African American students want bus transportation for their students. This request is later combined with Brown v the Board of Education case.

1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Scroggs .

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

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