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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Charles Simon
Minnie Irene Hall
Richard K Simon
Donald Simon

Spouse and Children



    Richard K Simon


    Donald Simon


Parents and Siblings

    Edward L Simon


    Emma Lemke




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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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