Charles Kirn

1940–2 October 1994 (Age 54)
Montana, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Kirn was born in 1940, in Montana, United States, his father, Leslie Clarance Kirn, was 30 and his mother, Alice A. Archdale, was 21. He lived in School District 24 Oswego, Valley, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 2 October 1994, in Wolf Point, Roosevelt, Montana, United States, at the age of 54.

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Leslie Clarance Kirn
Alice A. Archdale
Charles Kirn

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1950 · Great Falls dethrones Butte as biggest city

Age 10

In 1950, Great Falls, Montana replaced Butte, Montana as the largest city
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 15

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from Kirn, a small town in Rhineland-Palatinate, the name of which probably derives from Middle High German kürne ‘mill’. 2. in eastern Germany, possibly from a Sorbian word meaning ‘ravine’ or ‘drain’, related to Czech krn ‘ravine’, krne ‘gutter’, ‘water channel’, ‘drain’.

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

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  • E Charles Kirn in household of C Leslie Kirn, "United States Census, 1940"

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