Philip Louis Caron

Male7 April 1879–23 March 1940

Brief Life History of Philip Louis

When Philip Louis Caron was born on 7 April 1879, in Rosemount, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, his father, Philipe William Caron, was 34 and his mother, Catherine Elizabeth Larkin, was 29. He lived in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1895. He died on 23 March 1940, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States.

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Philipe William Caron
Catherine Elizabeth Larkin
Mary Francis Caron
Catherine Caron
Caroline Carrie Caron
Philip Louis Caron
Matilda L Caron

Sources (10)

  • Philip Carone in household of Philip Carone, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
  • Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

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

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Normand, Marcel, Andre, Lucien, Pierre, Fernand, Emile, Gaston, Laurent, Adrien, Alcide.

French and Walloon; Flemish and Dutch (of French origin): metonymic occupational name for a carter, or possibly a cartwright, from caron, a Norman-Picard form of Old French charron ‘carter’ or ‘cartwright’.

French: from a personal name of Gaulish origin, represented in Latin records in the form Caraunus. This name was borne by a 5th-century Breton saint who lived at Chartres and was murdered by robbers; his legend led to its widespread use as a personal name during the Middle Ages. Compare Carron , Carrow 2, Coron 1, and Corrow .

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

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