Charles Leonard Runnion

26 January 1891–22 August 1954 (Age 63)
Polk, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Charles Leonard

When Charles Leonard Runnion was born on 26 January 1891, in Polk, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Napoleon Runnion, was 36 and his mother, Flora May Bain, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Sarah Elizabeth Woody. He lived in Civil District 2, Polk, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 22 August 1954, in Polk, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Benton Station Cemetery, Benton Station, Polk, Tennessee, United States.

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Charles Leonard Runnion
Sarah Elizabeth Woody
Ruby Pearl Runnion

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    Ruby Pearl Runnion


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    Mary Elizabeth Runnion


    Effie M Runnion


    Joseph Calvin Runnion



    Emmett Franklin Runions


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World Events (8)

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Runyon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charlie Runnion in household of Nepolion Runnion, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carles Leanord Runnion, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • 1910 United States Federal Census - Nepolion & Flora Runnion & Family

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