Linton Edward Whittles

14 November 1890–30 January 1964 (Age 73)
Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Linton Edward

When Linton Edward Whittles was born on 14 November 1890, in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, James E. Whittles, was 33 and his mother, Jennie Stein, was 24. He had at least 2 sons with Florence Ruth Champlin. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 30 January 1964, at the age of 73, and was buried in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Linton Edward Whittles
Florence Ruth Champlin
Jay Calvin Whittles
John C Whittles

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    James E. Whittles


    Jennie Stein




    Grace A Whittles



    Clarence Whittles


    Lee Whittles


    Ray Whittles


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 10

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Whitley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Linton Edward Whittles, "Connecticut, Military Census Questionnaires, 1917"
  • Lenton Whittles in household of Jennie Whittles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lindin Whittles in household of Edward Whittles, "United States Census, 1900"

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