Charles H Deford (1873 - 1936)

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Charles H Deford
1873 - 1936
updated February 06, 2019
Charles H Deford was born around 1873. He died on December 15, 1936 in New York at 63 years old.


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Charles H Deford passed away on December 15, 1936 in New York at 63 years old. He was born around 1873. There is no information about Charles's family.
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In 1873, in the year that Charles H Deford was born, on February 12th, The Coinage Act of 1873 was signed by President Ulysses S. Grant. It went into effect on April 1st and ended the use of gold and silver in the U.S. for currency - placing the country on the gold standard. The Act wasn't popular with everyone.

In 1883, by the time he was just 10 years old, on June 16th, children at a children's variety show in Victoria Hall began rushing the stage area and lobby for promised prizes. In the stampede, 183 children of the 1100 present - most of them 3 to 4 years old - were crushed and asphyxiated.

In 1893, Charles was 20 years old when a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1903, Charles was 30 years old when two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

In 1936, in the year of Charles H Deford's passing, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

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Other Charles Defords

Charles C Jr DeFord
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
Charles M DeFord
Born: around 1918
Illinois, United States
Charles R DeFord
Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
Charles Layton Deford
May 11, 1932 - Mar 11, 2013
Charles Clifton Deford
Feb 5, 1929 - May 6, 2012
Charles Thomas Deford
Mar 4, 1932 - Mar 13, 1961

Other Defords

Clarence Deford
around 1880 - May 13, 1934
Harry DeFord
around 1898 - Apr 1, 1915
Lena DeFord
around 1897  - Nov 7, 1897
Luella Deford
around 1895 - Aug 20, 1936
Mary A DeFord
around 1910  - Sep 7, 1910
Silvia Q DeFord
around 1872 - Feb 12, 1929

Other Bios

Clarence Deford
around 1880 - May 13, 1934
Harry DeFord
around 1898 - Apr 1, 1915
Lena DeFord
around 1897  - Nov 7, 1897
Luella Deford
around 1895 - Aug 20, 1936
Mary A DeFord
around 1910  - Sep 7, 1910
Silvia Q DeFord
around 1872 - Feb 12, 1929
Elizabeth Defordo
around 1926 - May 22, 1932
Rocco DeFordo
around 1925 - Mar 17, 1926
Antonio DeFore
around 1918  - Nov 1, 1918
Joseph Defore
around 1877 - Mar 11, 1907
Sarah DeFore
around 1833 - May 6, 1912
Elizabeth P DeForeest
around 1853 - Jul 24, 1919
George A DeForeest
around 1894 - Oct 25, 1918
George W DeForeest
around 1894 - Jun 21, 1895
Henry v Deforeest
around 1856 - Apr 2, 1936
William Deforeest
around 1881 - Jan 31, 1943
Catalina DeForero
around 1844 - Apr 29, 1928
Alice DeForest
around 1862 - Sep 13, 1909
Alsina J DeForest
around 1844 - Nov 8, 1925
Amelia DeForest
around 1909 - Jan 14, 1910
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