Charles Wood

11 April 1936–10 November 2009 (Age 73)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Wood was born on 11 April 1936, in Maryland, United States, his father, Kirby Clifton Wood, was 27 and his mother, Eula Mae Peters, was 20. He died on 10 November 2009, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Kirby Clifton Wood
1908–2002
Eula Mae Peters
1915–1991
Barbara Wood
1935–1997
Charles Wood
1936–2009
Kenneth Wood
1937–2008

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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