Charles Joseph Crapo

24 August 1889–11 December 1958 (Age 69)
Wanamaker, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Joseph

When Charles Joseph Crapo was born on 24 August 1889, in Wanamaker, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Albert Warren Crapo, was 31 and his mother, Lydia Alma Phemister, was 23. He died on 11 December 1958, in his hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Wanamaker, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Albert Warren Crapo
Lydia Alma Phemister
Stephen Edward Ellis Crapo
Albert Warren Crapo Jr
Charles Joseph Crapo
Harry Stanley Crapo
William Henderson Crapo
Benjamin Franklin Crapo
Lillian I Crapo

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 17

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Crépaux ( see Crepeau ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles J Orapo in household of Charles Phenistes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Crapo in household of Lydia Crapo, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles J Crapo in household of Albert W Crapo, "United States Census, 1900"

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