Charles Simon

15 September 1891–25 June 1985 (Age 93)
Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Simon was born on 15 September 1891, his father, Edward L Simon, was 29 and his mother, Emma Lemke, was 27. He had at least 2 sons with Minnie Irene Hall. He died on 25 June 1985, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Simon
1891–1985
Minnie Irene Hall
1895–1978
Richard K Simon
1916–2005
Donald Simon
1918–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Richard K Simon

    Male1916–2005Male

    Donald Simon

    Male1918–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Edward L Simon

    Male1862–1938Male

    Emma Lemke

    Female1864–1911Female

siblings

(7)

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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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

A name from the Normans from the scriptural name Shimón (in English Simeon), which has been variously translated as "one who hears and grants a petition," "favourable hearing," "gracious hearing," and "hearing with acceptance," from "shama," to hear. A nickname is Sim. Sìm is a Gaelic form of Simon. Sims is a male name derived from Simon.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Simon in household of Edward L Simon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Simon in household of Edward L Simon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Simon, "United States Census, 1940"

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