Chester Lee Fox

26 January 1903–19 April 1961 (Age 58)
Corsica, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Chester Lee

When Chester Lee Fox was born on 26 January 1903, in Corsica, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Edward Fox, was 30 and his mother, Edith Annie Menteer, was 24. He married Alberta Rae Humbert on 20 January 1928. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bell Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Sigel, Eldred Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 19 April 1961, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Mount Tabor Cemetery, Eldred Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Lee Fox
1903–1961
Alberta Rae Humbert
1905–1954
Marriage: 20 January 1928
Doris F Fox
1931–2015
Donna Noreen Fox
1933–1991
Dora Fox
1933–2016
Albert Ray Fox
1937–2006
Joanna Irene Fox
1939–2014
Maurice John Fox
1944–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 January 1928
children

(6)

    Doris F Fox

    Female1931–2015Female

    Female1933–1991Female

    Dora Fox

    Female1933–2016Female

    Male1937–2006Male

    Joanna Irene Fox

    Female1939–2014Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from the animal, Middle English, Old English fox. It may have denoted a cunning individual or been given to someone with red hair or for some other anecdotal reason. This relatively common and readily understood surname seems to have absorbed some early examples of less transparent surnames derived from the Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .2 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ ( see Tinney ).3 Jewish (American): translation of the Ashkenazic Jewish surname Fuchs .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chester L Fox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chester L Fox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester Fox in household of John Fox, "United States Census, 1920"

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