Charles Ivan Law

18 August 1891–June 1973 (Age 81)
Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Ivan

When Charles Ivan Law was born on 18 August 1891, in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel J. Law, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Jean Young, was 23. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Rilla Gertrude Johnson. He lived in Burleigh, North Dakota, United States in 1920 and Union Township, Lewis, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died in June 1973, at the age of 81, and was buried in Forest Grove Cemetery, Canton Township, Lewis, Missouri, United States.

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Charles Ivan Law
Rilla Gertrude Johnson
Nina Gertrude Law
Helen Josephine Law
Samuel I Law
Mary P Law

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal
Age 1
The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 22
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from a Middle English personal name Law(e), a short form of Lawrence .Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hill, northern Middle English law (from Old English hlāw, which generally became low in the south and law in the north). Compare Lowe and Lew .Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 羅, based on its Cantonese pronunciation, see Luo 1.

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

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Sources (8)

  • Charles W Law, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carles Ivan Law, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Charles I Law, "United States Census, 1920"

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