Charles Royce Hillis

24 June 1935–23 July 2003 (Age 68)
Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Charles Royce

When Charles Royce Hillis was born on 24 June 1935, in Collin, Texas, United States, his father, Wayman Steve Hillis, was 23 and his mother, Frances Helen Squires, was 21. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Collin, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 23 July 2003, in Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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Wayman Steve Hillis
Frances Helen Squires
Charles Royce Hillis

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 14

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

Age 19

In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Hills . 2. variant of Hillhouse . In the British Isles, this name is now most frequent in northern Ireland and Scotland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Royce Hillis in household of Wayman Hillis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Hillis in the U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
  • Charles Royce Hillis in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

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