Carl Eugene Skinner

12 August 1938–29 September 1996 (Age 58)
Iuka, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Carl Eugene

When Carl Eugene Skinner was born on 12 August 1938, in Iuka, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States, his father, Roy Lee Skinner, was 28 and his mother, Esther Mae Whitfield, was 26. He lived in Beat 2, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 29 September 1996, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 58.

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Roy Lee Skinner
Esther Mae Whitfield
William Leon Skinner
Mildred Eunell Skinner
Carl Eugene Skinner
Albert Lewis Skinner

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 1

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 17

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who stripped the hide from animals, to be used in the production of fur garments or to be tanned for leather, from an agent derivative of Middle English skin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’ (Old Norse skinn).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Eugene Skinner in household of Roy Skinner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl E Skinner, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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