Charles Orton (1892 - 1972)

Charles Orton
1892 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
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.

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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 October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1905, by the time he was just 13 years old, acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1935, at the age of 43 years old, Charles was alive when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1959, by the time he was 67 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1972, in the year of Charles Orton's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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around 1919 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1906 - Unknown
around 1929 - Unknown
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around 1900 - Unknown
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