Charles William Racine

23 September 1870–13 July 1949 (Age 78)
Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles William

When Charles William Racine was born on 23 September 1870, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, his father, August J. Racine, was 31 and his mother, Andora Streeper, was 24. He died on 13 July 1949, in his hometown, at the age of 78.

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August J. Racine
Andora Streeper
Lillian Adalie Racine
Alice Racine
Charles William Racine
Berty Racine
Robert Chauncy Racine
Ruben Racine
Jesse Daniel Racine

Parents and Siblings

    August J. Racine


    Andora Streeper




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French racine ‘root’; a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of root vegetables, or a nickname for a tenacious and stubborn man. It is frequently found translated as Root .

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

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