Charles Warner Shockley

14 October 1922–7 January 2010 (Age 87)
Salisbury, Wicomico, Maryland, United States

The Life of Charles Warner

When Charles Warner Shockley was born on 14 October 1922, in Salisbury, Wicomico, Maryland, United States, his father, Joshua Ernest Shockley Sr, was 54 and his mother, Bessie Parsons, was 30. He died on 7 January 2010, in Dover, Kent, Delaware, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Charles Warner Shockley
1922–2010
Joan Louise Wharton
1930–1988

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joshua Ernest Shockley Sr

    Male1868–1922Male

    Bessie Parsons

    Female1892–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

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.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1939 · Nylon Plant in Seaford

Age 17

In 1939, DuPont opened a nylon plant in Seaford, Delaware. The idea came when in 1935, Dr. Wallace discovered a synthetic fiber.

Name Meaning

1 English: of uncertain origin. Most probably a habitational name from Shocklach in Cheshire, named in Old English with sceocca ‘goblin’, ‘evil spirit’ + læcc ‘boggy stream’. In the 17th century, the name was most common in Buckinghamshire, England.2 Perhaps also an Americanized form of Swiss German Schoechli, a topographic name meaning ‘barn’, from a diminutive of Schoch .

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

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