Richard Howard Chatterson

Brief Life History of Richard Howard

When Richard Howard Chatterson was born on 23 January 1923, in Monticello, Jones, Iowa, United States, his father, Benjamin M Chatterson, was 35 and his mother, Pearl Elizabeth Laycox, was 30. He lived in Lovell Township, Jones, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 2 January 1997, in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin M Chatterson
1887–1946
Pearl Elizabeth Laycox
1893–1957
Robert B Chatterson
1923–2008
Richard Howard Chatterson
1923–1997

Sources (5)

  • Richard H Chatterson in household of Pearl E Chatterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Howard Chatterson, "Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998"
  • Richard H Chatterson, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chadderton in Lancashire, which is early recorded the form Chaterton, possibly from a Celtic hill name Cadeir (from cadeir ‘chair’) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’. Compare Catterton .

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

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