Charles Defore (1893 - 1975)

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Charles Defore
1893 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Defore was born on May 25, 1893. He died in June 1975 at 82 years old. We know that Charles Defore had been residing in Clay City, Clay County, Indiana.


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Charles Defore passed away in June 1975 at 82 years old. He was born on May 25, 1893. We have no information about Charles's immediate family. We know that Charles Defore had been residing in Clay City, Clay County, Indiana.
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1893 - 1975 World Events

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In 1893, in the year that Charles Defore was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1912, by the time he was 19 years old, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1938, at the age of 45 years old, Charles was alive when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1951, at the age of 58 years old, Charles was alive when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1975, in the year of Charles Defore's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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Other Charles Defores

Charles R. Defore Jr
Born: around 1969
Charles M. Defore
Born: around 1957
Charles M. Defore
Born: around 1957
Charles Robert Defore
Born: around 1912
Charles R. Defore Jr
Born: around 1968
Charles Defore
Mar 17, 1886 - February 1970
Ames, Iowa
Charles Defore
Jul 4, 1909 - July 1983
Palestine, Texas

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Kathryn Defore
May 7, 1908 - September 1976
Clemson, South Carolina
Clemmie Defore
Apr 17, 1877 - September 1967
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M S Defore
Apr 30, 1972 - October 1996
Bonnie Sanders Defore
May 26, 1934 - Jan 5, 2008
Seneca, South Carolina
Johnnie P Defore
Nov 5, 1905 - December 1988
Centerville, GA
C Defore
Apr 20, 1943 - Aug 8, 2009
Mattie L Defore
Oct 9, 1923 - Oct 14, 2005
Chatsworth, GA
Mattie Defore
Oct 14, 1888 - February 1980
Dalton, Georgia
Daniel Defore
Nov 11, 1894 - April 1977
Dry Branch, Georgia
Sarah Defore
Aug 25, 1899 - July 1985
Chatsworth, Georgia
Clara L Defore
Apr 29, 1934 - Mar 8, 2008
Chatsworth, GA
Carl Defore
Feb 13, 1936 - January 1985
Eldred L Defore
Nov 12, 1940 - Jun 28, 2001
Byron, GA
Robert C Defore
Aug 26, 1950 - Apr 10, 2003
Dalton, GA
Opal Defore
Mar 18, 1921 - Oct 9, 2009
Dalton, GA
Eular Defore
Nov 16, 1916 - Sep 14, 2005
Chatsworth, GA
Jimmy Defore
Apr 4, 1952 - Jul 26, 2008
Rocky Face, GA
Jim Defore
Jul 4, 1904 - March 1977
Dalton, Georgia
Erwin Defore
Apr 8, 1911 - April 1976
Dalton, Georgia
Grady Defore
Sep 23, 1915 - Feb 12, 1995
Dalton, GA

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Clinton, IN
Robert P White
Sep 30, 1920 - Nov 18, 2000
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Noah Stine
Jan 10, 1900 - April 1971
Indianapolis, Indiana
Ruth v Shipman
Feb 17, 1920 - Feb 19, 2006
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Charles Pratt
Jul 11, 1889 - July 1966
Terre Haute, Indiana
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Theda P Royer
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Greencastle, IN
Mike Tarcheski
Feb 4, 1909 - November 1980
Sullivan, Indiana
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Dec 18, 1914 - Mar 19, 1989
Dallas, TX
James Skimmerhorn
Jan 8, 1888 - October 1967
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Howard S Woodard
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