Charles Orton

(1892 - 1972)

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Charles Orton
1892 - 1972
Born
February 29, 1892
Death
October 1972
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Washington, District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia 20037
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Charles Orton was born on February 29, 1892. He died in October 1972 at 80 years of age. We know that Charles Orton had been residing in Washington, District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia 20037.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Charles Orton died in October 1972 at age 80. He was born on February 29, 1892. There is no information about Charles's immediate family. We know that Charles Orton had been residing in Washington, District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia 20037.

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In 1892, in the year that Charles Orton was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1903, Charles was only 11 years old when the book The Souls of Black Folk, written by W. E. B. Du Bois, was published. Containing several essays on the African-American experience in America, much of the book was based on Du Bois' own life. The book was one of the very early works in the science of sociology.

In 1930, he was 38 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1960, at the age of 68 years old, Charles was alive when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1972, in the year of Charles Orton's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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