Hosmer Lafette Chesser

3 December 1928–15 July 2015 (Age 86)
Pace, Santa Rosa, Florida, United States

The Life of Hosmer Lafette

When Hosmer Lafette Chesser was born on 3 December 1928, in Pace, Santa Rosa, Florida, United States, his father, Calvin LaGrand Chesser, was 41 and his mother, Minnie Mae Plant, was 34. He lived in Election Precinct 1 South Milton, Santa Rosa, Florida, United States in 1940 and Milton, Santa Rosa, Florida, United States in 1945. He died on 15 July 2015, in Buford, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Georgia, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 13

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 23

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cheshire .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Homer Layfette Chesser in household of Calvin Legrand Chesser, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Hosmer L Chesser, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Hasmer Chessar in household of Calvin Chessar, "United States Census, 1930"

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