Charles Homer Williams

21 July 1917–25 November 1985 (Age 68)
Randolph, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles Homer

When Charles Homer Williams was born on 21 July 1917, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Alfred Williams, was 51 and his mother, Ida May Wildman, was 14. He lived in Leadsville, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 25 November 1985, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States.

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Williams Jr. in household of Charles A Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Homer Williams, "West Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Homer Charles Williams, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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