Maizie M. Carlton

15 January 1902–31 October 1953 (Age 51)
South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Maizie M.

When Maizie M. Carlton was born on 15 January 1902, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, her father, Richard Carlton, was 39 and her mother, Luella Brown, was 39. She married Orval F. Hoover in 1926. She lived in Portage Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 October 1953, in Venice, Sarasota, Florida, United States, at the age of 51.

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Orval F. Hoover
Maizie M. Carlton
Marriage: 1926

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    Richard Carlton


    Luella Brown




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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

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

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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Sources (3)

  • Mazie Carlton in household of Ella Carlton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Daisy Carlton in household of Richard Carlton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mazie Hoover in household of Orval Hoover, "United States Census, 1940"

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