Charlton Eaton Hostetler

20 February 1902–February 1978 (Age 76)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charlton Eaton

When Charlton Eaton Hostetler was born on 20 February 1902, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Charleton Eden Hostetler, was 23 and his mother, Alice Whitehead Entwistle, was 24. He died in February 1978, in Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Charlton Eaton Hostetler
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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Hochstetler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charlton E Hostetler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlton E Hostetler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charleton Hostetler in household of Chas Hostetler, "United States Census, 1920"

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