Charles Gene Train

30 August 1922–8 December 2011 (Age 89)
Montrose, Colorado, United States

The Life of Charles Gene

When Charles Gene Train was born on 30 August 1922, in Montrose, Colorado, United States, his father, Bliss Eugene Train, was 30 and his mother, Adah Irene Koontz, was 27. He married Evelyn Elaine Shannon on 4 June 1944, in Waterloo Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. He died on 8 December 2011, in Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 89.

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Charles Gene Train
Evelyn Elaine Shannon
Marriage: 4 June 1944

Spouse and Children


    Evelyn Elaine Shannon


4 June 1944
Waterloo Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Bliss Eugene Train





World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · Denver Airport opens

Age 7

On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 25

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (Devon):1. metonymic occupational name for a trapper or hunter, from Middle English trayne, Old French traine ‘guile’, ‘snare’, ‘trap’. 2. topographic name from Middle English atte trewen ‘at the trees’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this phrase, for example Train, Traine, or Trewyn, all in Devon.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Gene Train in entry for Virginia Norine Shannon Appleby Frink, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Charles Gene Train, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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