Jerry Leon Carlton

1 January 1939–24 December 2010 (Age 72)
Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jerry Leon

When Jerry Leon Carlton was born on 1 January 1939, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Walter Carlton, was 46 and his mother, Lula Zimmerman, was 27. He died on 24 December 2010, in Waterford, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Walter Carlton
Lula Zimmerman
Walter Carlton
Donald Carlton
Richard R Carlton
Jerry Leon Carlton

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 15

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places called Carleton or Carlton, from Old Norse karl ‘common man’, ‘peasant’ + Old English tūn ‘settlement’ ( compare Charlton 1). Places spelled Carl(e)ton (as opposed to Charlton) are in areas of Scandinavian settlement, mostly in northern England.2 Irish: Americanized and altered form of Carlin 1.

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

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  • Jerry L Carlton in household of Walter Carlton, "United States Census, 1940"

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